The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners     Training at altitude–that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level–is like a legal performance enhancer, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That’s why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila Linden went to the Kenyan highlands, and other pro runners gathered in mountain towns like Flagstaff and Boulder for weeks or months at a time. Most coaches recommend…

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Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho                       Clinical services and patient outcomes improved at a hospital network in Lesotho after its operations were shifted from the government to a public-private partnership, a new study led by Boston University global health researchers reports (Chedekel, 2015).

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu   This Father’s Day (21 June), treat dad to a delicious home-cooked meal that’s both healthy – endorsed by the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) – and impressive! (Niemack, 2015) 

The Eland

The Eland

The Eland At Maliba The Common eland is native to a number of African countries & is found in numerous national parks & reserves including in Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan & Swaziland. In southern Africa the Common eland lives on the open plains & prefer to live in semi-arid areas with shrub-like bushes (NZG; 2015).

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show

Lesotho Garden wins People’s Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show   Lesotho inspired garden ‘Hope in Vulnerability’ has been voted by the British public as their favourite garden awarding Matt Keightley the People’s Choice Award at the Chelsea Flower Show 2015 (The South African; 2015).   It was designed to mimic the wild landscape of Lesotho, the landlocked African kingdom in which it works with vulnerable, HIV positive children (Daily Mail, 2015).  

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