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2017 Toyota Warrior Powered by Reebok Overall Series Winners Crowned

The winners of 2017 Toyota WARRIOR powered by Reebok have been announced. The prestigious title of South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing (OCR) series is greatly sought after and comes with the reward of R25,000 in prize money. Taking centre stage is power couple Claude and Trish Eksteen, who have been crowned the 2017 Black Ops Elite Champions in their ...

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2017 USN Face of Fitness 2017 Winner Announced!

The search is over! The dreams and aspirations of South Africa’s next Face of Fitness were realised when Talitha Jacobs was crowned the winner of the 2017 USN Face of Fitness competition, sponsored by USN. Having whittled the entrants down from the over 288 top-quality entries, the top six ladies advanced through the top 32 online voting phase and the top ...

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Staying Healthy While Travelling [Infographic]

Planning a vacation can take massive amounts of work, but one thing often left out of that plan is a health or fitness continuity plan. That may sound a little over the top, but a week or two in the sun shouldn’t ruin a whole years’ worth of careful eating and exercise. Unfortunately, it all too often can, from the ...

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Letshego Zulu To Tackle Absa Cape Epic In Memory Of Late Husband

Letshego Zulu, better known by her fans and friends as “GI Jane”, will be getting back on her mountain bike in March next year to take on the Absa Cape Epic for the second time. The race has bittersweet memories for her – back in 2013, as she crossed the finish line to complete her first race, her late husband, ...

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6 Easy Ways To Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle These Holidays

People tend to give themselves free passes to indulge in whatever they want when they go on vacation. Don’t be that person! It’s possible to enjoy a holiday as well as the local food that comes with it, without having to worry about putting on extra weight. It’s important for you to understand what your destination has to offer for ...

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No Downsides To Exercising Upside Down

Suspension Yoga is a combination of yoga, Pilates and gymnastics that can deliver major benefits for your back and core. The novel exercise programme is all done in a hammock with plenty of inversions which are moves done completely upside down. Now at Virgin Active Virgin Active’s Master Suspension Yoga Trainer, Geraldine Anderson, describes it as “a great fun way ...

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Are We Really What We Eat?

There’s no two ways around the fact that to live well, we must take heed of what we put into our mouths. Sounds simple enough. But is it really? Pierre Louw, the owner of online business My Health and Fitness, has some noteworthy insights on the matter. Are we really what we eat? “To my mind, there are two factors ...

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Ultimate Endurance Race To Reach New Heights In Second Year

The Karkloof100 – a 100-mile endurance foot race through the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands – is set to reach new heights in its second year. Officially set to take place over the weekend, 21-23 September 2018, details of a bigger, better and more exciting race were revealed at the launch event at the Farmer’s Daughter in Howick. Building on ...

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A Morning of Fun & Fitness with Red Bull

On 16 November, Durban media and influencers were invited by Red Bull to get right out of their comfort zones and take some time out of their week, getting active.  The ladies spent their morning doing a yoga session on South Beach, followed by a stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) session at the Point Waterfront Canals with African Mountain Bike Champion and ...

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Quick Leg Toner Workout in Time for Summer!

Now that holidays are near, there seem to be so many loose ends to tie! You may be feeling like you want to get in those highly effective, long workouts as your beach holiday approaches. There is no need to stress! Just fit in a short, effective workout that will leave you feeling tight and toned in no time! As ...

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