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Planet Fitness gets Keiser Bikes


More than 20 years ago, Keiser set out to design a bike that would exceed the demands of indoor group cycling, and now Planet Fitness has introduced that know-how to South Africa. The Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle delivers a real-bike feel that will appease even hardcore road cyclists, and fits riders of all shapes and sizes with a weight allowance ...

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Work Out The Work Stress

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Senseless meetings, never-ending email threads, impossible deadlines, frustrating co-workers – all things in the workplace that build aggravation, cut productivity and drive up dissatisfaction levels. Working out – before, during or after work – can play a huge role in relieving this stress and improving concentration, mood, memory and creativity. Some studies <https://hbr.org/2014/10/regular-exercise-is-part-of-your-job> are even suggesting that working out is ...

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Strength Training Benefits for Women

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Electro Muscle Stimulation (EMS) training was introduced to South Africa in 2011 with the launch of Bodytec®, the original EMS studio in Cape Town, which now boasts 30 studios across the country. The training method sees users wear body suits attached to electrodes that send electric impulses through the body during a workout which activates up to 90% of your ...

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The benefits of heart-rate training


TomTom shares helpful tips on the many benefits of heart-rate training, and how to use a heart-rate monitor for better performance and health results. For beginners and advanced runners (or anyone in a fitness rut, for that matter), heart-rate (HR) training is a highly effective way to improve overall performance and achieve fitness goals. As the name suggests, it involves ...

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Yoga Tips for Beginners


Yoga is a mind-body exercise that can be beneficial to your physical and mental health in many ways. Joëlle Sleebos helps you get started with a few yoga tips for beginners. Top yoga tips for beginners, to help you get started The health and fitness benefits of yoga are too rewarding not to try. If yoga has always intrigued you but ...

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The Secret to Getting Lean – Get Strong First

strength development

One of the mostly popularly undervalued and frequently overlooked values of exercise, especially by the female population seeking to get lean, is strength development. By Lil Bianchi, strength and conditioning coach and founder of OTG Athletic Strength is the legendary precious mirror of the realm of weight loss, health and fitness. As is often the case, I come across women ...

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Get Smart With Fitness Tech

fitness tech

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

EMS training

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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