Nieve wins Giro mountains jersey

  Mikel Nieve sealed the King of the Mountains jersey at the Giro d’Italia after finishing a valiant fourth on stage 20. The Spaniard infiltrated the day’s break and crested the first categorised climb in third place before attacking alone and claiming maximum KOM points on the brutal Col de la Bonette to all but […]

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Wöstmann takes a magnificent second in Comrades despite injury

  Fellow South African runner Charnè Bosman beat defending champ and Rudy Project ambassador Caroline Wöstmann in a thrilling Comrades finish on Sunday.   Wöstmann looked set to repeat her 2015 victory, when she finished with a 20-minute gap, but battled with cramp, injury and an unfortunate collision with a race motorbike in the latter […]

ImpactX-2: Lenses for the Everyday Athlete

  It’s 4:30 AM. Your alarm is buzzing. You’re staring at the ceiling thinking about the day ahead. Traffic. Work. Traffic. It’s not a normal lifestyle, but it’s your lifestyle. It takes discipline, passion, and undeniable commitment. It takes waking up when the rest of the world is asleep, and venturing out into the sunset […]



HIGH5 Advanced Nutrition Guides: Sports Nutrition for Runners

Sports Nutrition is all about maintaining energy levels and minimizing fatigue. Below we’ve summarised our top tips to fuelling and hydrating your training sessions. Why We Need Carbohydrate Carbohydrate is the essential fuel your body needs during exercise, but your store is relatively small. Depleting your store of carbohydrate, known as glycogen depletion, can happen […]

Tiaan Odendaal takes the KZN Enduro

  Multiple downhill national champion Tiaan Odendaal is making his mark and claiming his place in the adrenaline-filled world of downhill MTB racing. We recently sat down with this HIGH5 ambassador to chat about his latest successes, future plans and what it was like competing in the KZN Enduro.   “I had a fantastic weekend […]