How much does wind impact your 5K time? | The Secret of Running

How much does wind impact your 5K time?

Hans and Ron, authors of The Secret of Running, had a quantitive look.

They looked at how three headwind and tailwind speeds affect an 18-minute 5K time.

Specifically, they looked at wind speeds of:

A light wind:                      4.5 mph (7.2 kph)
A hard…

Swim improvements during lockdown

Who would say no to a 12min30sec improvement on their Iron man swim time during lockdown!

In March before the lock down Mike Grant did a 2400m open water swim in 1:52/100m.

At the beginning of June Mike came to Dinamic for a Swim Video analysis and we incorporated SMARTPADDLES to do force analysis to help identify…

Swim analysis utilising the new SmartPaddle

A review of the all new Swim analysis utilising the new SmartPaddle by Trainesense available at Dinamic Multisport.

By Crispin Barrett


On the topic of power paddles and my training I was completely skeptical at first – I mean let’s get real – how can these add value to my already brilliant form!?? So when Dinamic coaching…


At the beginning of February we had a visit from ex English 7’s rugby player Sam Edgerley. We did a swim analysis in the endless pool to look at his technique and get him on the right track right from the start before he embarks on his his first IM venture. Sam will be doing…


Dinamic Coaching is delighted to announce that they will be offering triathletes the opportunity to train with the individualized and highly effective Dinamic methodology with a hands on coach in the Port Elizabeth area.

 Stan Andrews will be joining Dinamic in a coaching Capacity with immediate effect.

 As an athlete Stan worked with Neil MacPherson at Dinamic…

sub10… sub10… kona slot… kona slot…


Barcelona Ironman 2019… biggest IM on the planet

Diana’s prep for this had gone really well, on both the swim and bike (not the run due to calf injury, which Nicky & Ray really helped me with). I had been cycling looooong bikes with Rod, even persuading him out for a couple of six hour rides!…


13 Years later and it is still such a vivid memory, what an experience!

It’s taken all of 13 years for another professional South African female to qualify to race on the big island, 2019 will have not one but two SA Ladies lining up. Wishing Both Annah Watkinson and Jeanni Seymour the best of Luck…

STRYD the wait is over!

STRYD the wait is over! Now with STRYD you can use the wind to your advantage!

Every runner wants to perfectly pace their run. They want to be running just as strong at the end of the run as they did at the beginning. However, that task becomes difficult when the wind rolls in. The wind…

STRYD – Next generation announced!

Exciting news from Stryd!

Announcing the next generation foot pod which has just been launched, read all about it here. It will be available from by the end of July.

Place your pre order now!

Dear Stryders,

Since the birth of Stryd, we have been working with you; the athletes, coaches, and exercise physiologists, to develop new ways…

Running with STRYD power at Ironman South Africa

It is very common to see Iron man age group athletes start off the run at a pace which gradually deteriorates as the run progresses until a…

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