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5 Winter Warmer Workouts

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If there’s ever a time when commitment to exercise is tested it’s on those winter days when it’s dark, cold and all too tempting to stay in bed. However, winter also tends to make our bodies go into hibernation mode, meaning we need exercise to fight off sluggishness and extra body fat. Virgin Active’s National Product Development Manager, Ceri Hannan, ...

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Lower Body Ladder Blaster

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If there’s one workout that’s better at getting your legs toned and building shapely muscles, it has to be plyometrics! Sure, you could stick with jump squats and jumping lunges and still get the benefit, but this workout packs the added punch of resistance, and incorporates some glute building, too. It’s great fun! What you need: All you need is ...

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Yoga Tips for Beginners

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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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#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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Quick abs

Sometimes it's easiest and most convenient to simply add a few ab exercises to the end of a workout than it is dedicating an entire session to them.

While it's true that a low body fat percentage is what reveals your abs, did you know that developing and maintaining a strong core is what prevents injury in the long term?

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Got dumbbells?

Dumbbell circuit workouts have become a global fitness trend in recent times.

Dumbbell circuit workouts have become a global fitness trend in recent times.

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