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Plant-based Diets set to be a Mega-Trend in 2018

If you haven’t watched the Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there’s a big chance you’ve heard of it, advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet and eschewing all animal products. With a host of celebrities, nutritionists and millennials singing the holistic benefits, a plant-based lifestyle is set to be the mega trend of 2018. Market research group 1010 Data shows ...

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[Recipe] Salad Jars: The Perfect Lunch Box Snack

Salad jars are the perfect snack: healthy, easy to consume anywhere, and quick to prepare. Here is a salad jar recipe to try on busy days during the holidays: Serves: 1 – 2 people Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Roasted Butternut Balls (frozen) 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Quinoa Falafels (frozen) 20g baby butter lettuce ...

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Mediterranean Diet Best But Choose Purest Omega 3 – Health Expert

A Mediterranean diet rich in omega 3 fats, fruits and vegetables combined with moderate exercise is the healthiest way to lose weight, new research shows. A study, published in the US journal, Circulation, found that the Mediterranean diet – which is rich in omega 3 fats found in oily fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and some vegetables — combined with ...

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Tabata your Way to Fit [VIDEO]

We love a workout that works your entire body. These kinds of workouts are especially useful on holiday or vacation, or on a busy day at home or on the go.  This is pretty much a full body workout. As much as your arms and abs are working your legs will still have a part to play in these full ...

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The Small Wins New Year’s Resolution List

New Year’s Resolutions usually represent a wild over-reach and as a result, they’re abandoned, often before they’re even started! According to Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, 2018’s about to get a whole lot simpler. Just get real and set yourself some easily attainable goals for the year ahead, to build momentum on your journey ...

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[RECIPE] The Superfood Salad

Try this delicious & healthy raw broccoli superfood salad… Serves: 4 people Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes  Ingredients 1 box Fry’s Rice Protein and Chia Nuggets (Frozen) 1 head broccoli 60g mixed seeds, lightly toasted 100g goji berries, cranberries and raisin mix 1 punnet mini plum tomatoes, washed and halved (yellow and red) 1 Fuji apple, cored and finely chopped 100g ...

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Overcome Festive Season Stress

The end of the year is here, but despite the holiday season you’re often left juggling more tasks than ever. According to Mokete Sekhesa, Brand Manager for the Energy Supplement brand Turbovite®, the end of the year is a stressful time as it is usually associated with exams, work deadlines, holiday planning and festive season shopping. Take care of yourself ...

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Grind OCR Gets New Venue

Date: Saturday 03 February 2018 The high-intensity Grind Obstacle Course Race will host their next mass participation event over 5km and 30 obstacles at The Cape Town Ostrich Ranch. The Grind OCR event is fun, exciting and achievable, regardless of your fitness. There’s an intense option for elite athletes, with other race distances to ensure a fun event for all. ...

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Our Editor’s Ultimate Healthy & Fit Vacation Guide!

The last few months of the year are often frantic as we try to drop those last few kilos we picked up during winter, just to look great in our bikinis on the beach during our December vacation. While this is a great motivator after hibernating during the colder months, it shouldn’t be something you do just to look great ...

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Fitness XMAS Gift Guide – Gifts Under R5,000

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Need a few last-minute gift ideas or want to see what’s on offer this festive season? We bring you the latest gym gear and fitness apparel to fill those Christmas stockings!        ADIDAS adidas Ultraboost Laceless R3299 / adidas Ultraboost X All Terrain R3799 / adidas Ultraboost R2799 Available at adidas stores. BEAUTY TECH Dyson SuperSonic Hair ...

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