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Superdry Sport Launches first Stand Alone Store in Cape Town

British lifestyle brand Superdry has announced the opening of the world’s first Superdry Sports store in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa. This cutting-edge store is set in the sports mile of the popular mall providing customers with a range of original and on-trend athleisure pieces. The Superdry Sports collection has been available in Superdry stores in 46 countries ...

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The Nike Pro Hijab goes Global

New Jersey-native Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Nike athlete and champion fencer, has been carded for false starting many times. “First, I’d get a warning and then a point against me…I can’t tell you how many times that happened,” she says. “And I’d tell the referee, ‘Oh, I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear you.’” That’s because Muhammad, who earned a bronze medal in Rio in ...

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Puma School Of Speed Returns For Fastest Season Ever

Entries are officially open for the PUMA School of Speed 2018. Long jump and high jump events have been added to the programme for this exhilarating nationwide series, which open to athletes in the U14, U15, U16, U17 and U19 categories. The first meet takes place in Potchefstroom on Saturday 20 January 2018. A need for speed Launched in November ...

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Virgin Active Flexes Its Sustainability Muscles

Virgin Active Collection Menlyn Maine has been awarded a 4 star Green Star SA rating for interiors. This certification is the second for the health club group that operates 140 clubs in Southern Africa. The Green Star SA Interiors is a rating tool that assesses the environmental attributes of interior fit-outs. Virgin Active Collection Alice Lane was the first health ...

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Adidas Launches new UltraBOOST Laceless

adidas’ constant focus on innovation and style, paired with a drive to supply the most advanced and ground-breaking technologies, has led to the creation of the UltraBOOST Laceless – a shoe specifically designed to make your running experience the most effortless yet. The new silhouette incorporates advanced PrimeKnit technologies, making the removal of laces a reality, and the world-renowned BOOSTTM ...

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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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First FIBO Business Summit Africa a Success

The inaugural FIBO Africa – a new platform for SA fitness, health and wellness sector – saw fitness, health and wellness industry stakeholders converged at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg in November 2017 for the FIBO Business Summit Africa, brought to South Africa for the first time by Reed Exhibitions. The launch event, staged in partnership with EuropeActive and FIBO Deutschland, ...

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Behind the Scenes at the 2017 USN Face of Fitness Photoshoot

The 2017 USN Face of Fitness photo shoot took place on the 9th and 10th of November in Johannesburg where the top 6 finalists brought their best for a chance at the grand prize, and the Fitness Magazine January/February’18 edition cover.  The day started by meeting the Top 6 Finalists at the airport and taking them through to the Boost Gymwear ...

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South Africa’s Elite Take up a New OCR Challenge

Warrior Race OCR

The event is the first of its kind to hit the South African world of obstacle course racing (OCR). The challenge will be to conquer the same number of obstacles as the Warrior Race, but in only 2 km.

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New Fit and Fab Editor for Fitness Mag

Maverick Publishing Corporation, publishers of leading, home-grown female health and fitness title, fitness, has appointed Mariska du Plessis as the magazine’s new editor. She takes over the editorial reigns from long-standing editor and co-publisher, Tanja Schmitz, as work commence’s on the title’s best-selling January-February issue. “Mariska is a prominent figure in the local health and fitness community, having built her ...

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