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Try an obstacle race

If you’re bored with your gym routine or want to put it to the test and see how fit you really are, why not try an outdoor obstacle course race? Here’s all you need to know. Fancy swinging from bars…

No Comments / April 18, 2014

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What is yoga?

Yoga is an alternative form of exercise, which focuses on elevating the health of the mind, body and soul. Yoga is an alternative form of exercise, which focuses on elevating the health of the mind, body and soul. A complete…

No Comments / April 16, 2014

Small changes, big results

Small changes, big results

If your New Year’s resolution was to lose weight, don’t despair; it does not have to be stressful or complicated! The secret to success is taking one small step at a time. Most people’s New Year resolutions have already failed dismally –…

1 Comment / April 15, 2014

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Everyday activities as good as going to gym

Short stretches of physical activity – such as taking the stairs or raking leaves – throughout the day can be just as beneficial as a trip to the gym, according to a new study. Short stretches of physical activity –…

No Comments / April 14, 2014

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5 fitness dilemmas solved

To help you clock in an effective workout, we asked the experts to help us take the guesswork out of getting fit. Most people’s schedules don’t allow them to spend hours in the gym. So when you only have time…

No Comments / April 11, 2014

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Eat yourself happy

A significant number of studies confirms that what you put into your mouth could have a huge impact on your mood. Are you feeling down in the dumps? Are you anxious, irritated and generally in a foul mood? Before you reach…

No Comments / April 9, 2014

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Could you become a GREAT personal trainer?

Answer yes to these TEN QUESTIONS and YOU CAN! Are you passionate about staying healthy? Great personal trainers have integrity; they walk their talk, they keep themselves fit and healthy as well as help clients.  A great personal trainer does…

No Comments / April 2, 2014

SA ice swimmers conquer Antarctica

SA ice swimmers conquer Antarctica

In a world first, three South African extreme swimmers have conquered a gruelling “ice mile” in treacherous Antarctic waters, while three others completed between one and 1.5km in sea temperatures between 0 and -1°C. Ryan Stramrood, 40, Gavin Pike, 47…

No Comments / March 27, 2014

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Lack of Sleep linked to Higher Body Fat Percentage

An increase in the amount and quality of shut-eye should take place, as numerous studies have proven the physical and emotional health benefit of getting 7 – 8 hours of sleep per night. This is according to Doctor Jacques Snyman, clinical…

No Comments / March 18, 2014

MENTAL MOTIVATION FOR WORKING OUT

Finding Mental Motivation for Working Out

Do you have days when you just can’t make yourself get to the gym, go on your run, or do other activities that keep you fit? Sometimes we all need that extra push to help us meet our goals. Even…

No Comments / March 18, 2014