By now most people have heard about the famous Stanford Marshmallow experiment. It was a piece of research done by psychologist Walter Mischel, who became interested in issues of will power when he tried to give up smoking but failed again and again to do so. His eventual findings were significant. Dr. Kirsten van Heerden, one of a handful of people in South Africa to have both represented her country on the spor
He has helped tons of long distance runners to achieve their goals of either crossing the line of a marathon or even conquering the gruelling Comrades Marathon. He himself has crossed the finish line of Comrades 13 times, so it is fair to say Eamonn McCann passion for running – and helping others - is second to none.
But the year 2018 was going to be different. It was time for a new adv
How significant role does age play in competitive elite sport?
If the former Comrades-winner, Charné Bosman (Nedbank Running Club), is to be believed the answer to the question is none. At 42 years she is not planning on slowing down at all. In fact, it would seem as if she is getting faster.
So it won’t be a surprise if she should win the inaugural Bestmed T