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Under Armour Reversibles Collection

Apollo Brands (Pty) Ltd, official distributor of Under Armour in SA, introduces the ladies Reversibles Collection, the latest in technical training innovation, built to provide an ultra-tight, second-skin fit with more ways to wear than one. The ladies Reversibles Collection offers endless styles with a quick flip of the fabric. There are two sides to every story, where women can ...

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Aneeka Buys’ Top Workout Moves

aneeka buys

Aneeka Buys is a South African fitness superstar. She’s a personal trainer at Virgin Active’s Collection Club in Cape Town’s Silo district, founder and CEO of Fit Girl, and a Training Ambassador for Adidas. Aneeka firmly believes in compounded and functional exercise; “My go-to moves incorporate more than one muscle group, ensuring more muscle recruitment towards the major movement, and ...

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Steyn City’s Adult Play Parks makes Working out Fun and Trendy

Did you know that outdoor gyms, or adult playparks as they are also known, have been named as one of the key fitness trends for the year? Steyn City residents are lucky enough to have access to several adult playparks in the lifestyle resort, that offer interval training which spans over 2km of greenbelt and parkland. It’s easy for your ...

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Actress, Singer and Adrenaline-Junkie Jade Hübner

Jade Hübner by Gareth Barclay

TV presenter, model, actress, MC, entrepreneur, singer, adrenalin junkie, and part-time B.Com student, Jade Hübner is a multi-talented woman. Her dream is to take over the entertainment industry in a big way. Having started her working career at the age of 15 as a model, maths tutor and waitress, Jade knew that only hard work and sheer determination would ultimately ...

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OCR Champion Carina Marx

Carina Marx

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and Carina Marx is no stranger to the industry.  Sports Discipline: Obstacle Course Racing Champion Age: 34 Resides: Johannesburg, South Africa  Achievements: Qualified for European OCR Champs 21 May 2017, Netherlands Qualified for Spartan World Champs 27 May 2017, Spain 2016 SA OCR Champs –  3rd elite lady 2016 World OCR ...

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Olympic Hurdler Gézelle Carleigh Magerman

Gezelle Carleigh Magerman

Gézelle Carleigh Magerman is a 400m and 400m hurdle specilist. Her athletics career began when she was in primary school. “Since day one I’ve loved running, mainly because I love the feeling it gives me. I’ve had to balance school and athletics from a young age, so it’s not difficult for me to adapt to a changing environment. Not only ...

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Stay Ahead of the Pack

When preparing for a marathon, your nutrition plan is as important as your training programme. An optimal nutrition plan will address energy requirements, replenishment needs and muscle recovery. Vital Health Foods, the nutrition sponsor for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, plays an indispensable role in helping runners with sound nutritional advice. Andrea du Plessis, nutrition expert for Vital Health Foods ...

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Benefits of Working Out Over Lunch

working out over lunch

When you weigh up the pros and cons, getting your workout done during your lunch break actually makes more sense than exercising before or after work. Don’t agree? Read on to find out why it’s a practical option you can tailor to suit your schedule: It’s more time effective According to Ivana Buchanan, group training specialist at Zone Fitness, time ...

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Breedenet Cape Duo Challenge Launched

Breedenet Cape Duo

When the world’s first multi-discipline, multi-stage cycling event takes place in the Western Cape in October, it will put to rest an age-old question of who is better on the bike: roadies or mountain bikers? With South Africa’s fast-growing cycling industry ripe for innovation, the Cape Duo Challenge has a refreshing approach: a four-day, multi-discipline cycling event that will be ...

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Hard Enduro Rider – Kirstin Landman

kirstin landman

Being brought up in a motorcycle family, the bug bit Kirsten at a very young age. Riding and racing is Kirsten’s passion and has become a lifestyle for her. The challenge of being a female rider competing against the boys in the tough terrains that they ride in is what she thrives on. Each ride, race or training session accomplished ...

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