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Get Smart With Fitness Tech

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More and more South African gym goers are using smart technology to track and boost their fitness regimes.

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3 Reasons to Try EMS Training

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Electro-muscle stimulation, or EMS training is challenging the belief that to achieve success you need to put in long hours, by demonstrating that great things can also be achieved by simply working smarter. Just because all physical exercise involves muscular contraction doesn’t mean that such action must be voluntary and the result of excessive physical effort. These contractions occur naturally ...

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#WW The ‘Tighten It Up’ Circuit

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Are you in need of a new circuit to boost your motivation? Those New Year resolutions are long forgotten, and some of us may even feel that we’ve regressed instead of progressed. But don’t fret! Our bodies develop at their own pace. The secret is to not give up! So get a new workout, change your gym, or find a ...

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Your Summer Body Starts Now!

It’s often said that summer bodies are built in winter. Make use of the upcoming chilly months to gear up towards a confident beach reveal when the heat is back on. Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager for Virgin Active South Africa says: “Winter can be a sluggish, rugged-up time for many, but a structured workout programme throughout the season ...

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Reasons to Consider EMS Training Over Conventional Exercise

By Bertus Albertse, Managing Director, Body20 EMS Studio Before making comparisons, it’s important to understand what is involved in electrical muscle stimulation (EMS). It is a modern adaptation of the electrical impulse effect the body creates to initiate a muscle contraction, which was first discovered by Luigi Galvani in 1761. The resulting contraction is no different from that produced during ...

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5 Reasons to Give Barre 180 a Try

If you’re looking for a way to tone up, feel lighter on your feet and build muscle without bulking up, then it’s time to hit the barre.

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Style Tips for the Fashion-Conscious Runner


So you’ve just discovered running, but you can’t bring yourself to buy a pair of old man’s poly shorts and the thought of sweating off your mascara is enough to keep you trawling the mall. Thankfully times have changed and technology advanced, keeping all you style conscious fitness junkies top of mind. Fitness is, after all, not only about feeling ...

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