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Sachi Okada’s #Strongwomen Story

Sachi Okada is an entrepreneur and business woman, inspired by the #strongwomen she meets on a daily basis. In-between her busy schedule she makes time to prioritize her health. Tell us more about yourself and your journey. Firstly, can I commend Fitness Mag on focusing on more than just the physical journey and struggle that #StrongWomen face. It takes a lot ...

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#StrongWomen Monique Lopes

Monique Lopes is no stranger in the fitness industry – she is bubbly, inspirational and loves  motivating and educating women about health, fitness and nutrition. We caught up with Monique to find out who motivates her to be strong. Tell us more about yourself and your journey. I’m an individual that loves life and I don’t hold back on showing the ...

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Mariaan van Zyl, SA Strongwomen Champion – #StrongWomen

Mariaan van Zyl has always been tough; a bit stronger physically than most women, and this is what enabled her to follow her passion and pursue a career as a real strong woman. In fact, Mariaan is the current South African under 75kg strong woman champion! We catch up with her to find out what motivates her. Tell us more ...

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#StrongWomen Tsholofelo Leballo conquers TB and SJS

Looking at Tsholofelo, you would never say that she was ever sick. However, she has battled and overcome not only Tuberculosis and Stevens-Jonson Syndrome, but did it in her final year of studies. Today, stronger than ever before, her goal is to create awareness around health and inspire others to live healthily. Tell us more about yourself and your journey. ...

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From Bullied and Bulimic to Fit, Healthy and Happy – Geraldine van Vuuren

Geraldine van Vuuren endured many challenges and dark times because of her weight. She was bullied during her school years, which caused her self-esteem and confidence to plummet. It got so bad, that she started to starve herself, which ultimately led to bulimia. Today, Geraldine is fit, healthy, happy, confident and stronger than ever before. Here is her story: Tell us more ...

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We Celebrate Mothers – #StrongWomen

Being a mother is one of the most difficult, yet most rewarding jobs in the world. In addition to being amazing mothers, some women still find the time, energy and strength to run businesses, work out, look after their families and help others. We are inspired by every single mom out there, because to us, you are all #StrongWomen we ...

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Fit Mom, Sports Coach and Pro Athlete – Monika Human’s #StrongWomen Story

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Monika Human is a professional athlete (WBFF Pro), personal trainer, nutritional advisor, life coach, fit mom and sports coach. After moving to South Africa and struggling to fit in, Monika battled with her self-image and weight – dropping to 48kg. However, she soon discovered her own strength through weight training, competing and helping others. Here is her #StrongWomen story. Tell us more ...

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Fitness pro, mom, wife & business woman Chantal van Loggenberg – #StrongWomen

Chantal is no unknown face to the South African fitness industry. Deemed one of the best physiques in the industry, Pro Fitness competitor Chantal often dominates fitness stages all over the world. However, her title extends to wife, mother of 2, and business woman. Here is her story. Tell us more about your fitness journey. I am a wife and ...

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Veronique Mitchell’s #StrongWomen Story

Lifestyle Coach, competitor and business woman – Veronique inspires young women across the country to live healthier lifestyles, and this is where she draws her strength. Here is her #StrongWomen story… Who inspires you to be strong? I’d say my V Pack inspires me to be strong.  The team of ladies I am proud to call my clients inspire and ...

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Mom, Business Woman and Wife Patience Mushaya’s #StrongWomen Story

Patience Mushaya got tired of the yo-yo diet lifestyle. She’d had enough of reaching great results just to find herself at the same place a few months later, and that inspired her to make a change. Today, she motivates and inspires other women to live healthily through her bootcamp. Here is Patience’s #StrongWomen story… Tell us more about your fitness journey. So ...

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