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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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#Strongwomen Amy Beth McDougall

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Amy Beth McDougall is a custodian for success on mountain bikes. Reaching the top step of the podium seven times in 2016, McDougall has done well this year too, achieving a strong second place at the 2017 edition of the Absa Cape Epic in the mixed category.

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How I Discovered a Different Kind of Strong – Jody Calitz’s #StrongWomen Story

Jody Calitz has done it all, from teaching aerobics classes, running marathons and cycling the Trans-Baviaans, to dancing professionally and becoming an international professional bikini athlete. Jody was on top of the world – physically and mentally, until she came face to face with a mental illness. Here is her #StrongWomen story… Tell us more about your fitness journey I don’t ...

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#StrongWomen Marcelle Collison Heads to Arnold Classic

With the second Arnold Classic Africa around the corner (5-7 May 2017) we chatted to Marcelle Collison about her road to this year's competition following the success in winning her line-up (Body Fitness over 1.68m) at the inaugural event.

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#StrongWomen Jackie Nel

Jackie Nel, fit mom and business owner, draws inspiration from the #strongwomen that surround her daily. Who inspires you to be strong? I am truly inspired by many of the women who surround me on a daily basis, I am fortunate enough to run my own gym, and I am inspired by the women who face daily struggles but continue to ...

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