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5 Last Minute Summer Toning Tips

Daydreaming about your beach debut? Are you visualising toned limbs or wobbly bits? If you’re terrified that it’s going to be the latter, not to worry as there’s still time to get that summer body ready! Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, believes that “a focused exercise and healthy eating plan” is all that’s required ...

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Dieting Truths and Lies

Eden Life

There’s no getting around it: when you’re trying to lose weight, you often find yourself on the receiving end of all kinds of advice, many of it contradictory. So, what exactly is the best way to get rid of those kilos? Paula Galvao of Eden Life sorts the facts from the fiction: The diet lie: Eating after sunset causes weight ...

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Fat But Fit Lowers CVD Risks

CVD

South Africa has the third highest incidence of heart disease in the world. In fact, every 10 minutes, a South African has a heart attack and a fatal heart attack occurs every 45 minutes. Andrew Heilbrunn, from the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology’s Biokinetic Centre in Johannesburg, says inactivity and low physical fitness contribute substantially to increasing rates of heart ...

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Celebrate National Women’s Day at the Totalsports Women’s Race

Women's Day

The Totalsports Women’s Race will see the coming together of thousands of runners and walkers in Cape Town and Johannesburg on National Women’s Day, on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 to ‘Run For Life’ in support of PinkDrive. The event aims to unite women across South Africa to celebrate life and provide a fun environment in which to celebrate, educate and ...

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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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Lucy Cartwright’s 40kg Weightloss Journey – #StrongWomen

Lucy Cartwright’s doctor told her that she is borderline diabetic, and this sparked her incredible weightloss journey. We have featured Lucy’s story in our Fatloss Magazine before, but we caught up with her to find out how she’s doing, and who inspires her to be strong. Tell us more about yourself and your journey. I am a children’s photographer and ...

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Chew On This: Your Thoughts, Behaviours Get You To A Healthier Body Weight

Chew on this

Food. Water. Sleep. Breathing. Movement. Our most basic needs. That hasn’t changed since the first people wandered the plains. By Candice Smith, Head of Vitality’s Nutrition Strategy What has significantly changed, though, is the world around us. We quench thirst with sugar-laden drinks while sitting at desks in modern skyscrapers, before snaking through traffic in fast cars, all of which ...

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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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#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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#StrongWomen Candice Whitehead: Be Your Own Success Story!

candice whitehead

From overweight mom to competitor and show promotor, Candice Whitehead personifies the word 'go-getter'. In between her busy schedule we caught up with Candice to find out about her never-say-die attitude.

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