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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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Take Your First Steps To Sustainable Healthy Eating

We all know how hard it is to avoid cupcakes at the office. We also know that polishing off a slab of chocolate after dinner isn’t ideal, and that building a good eating habit doesn’t happen overnight! Registered Dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, says that making a long‐lasting and positive behavioural change with food requires the ...

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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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Totalsports Women’s Race Durban Boasts Fast, Flat Route

Totalsports

Date: Sunday, 16 July 2017 Taking place at the Kings Park Athletics Track on Sunday, 16 July 2017, the Totalsports Women’s Race will offer a fast, flat route, spurring runners on to achieve personal best finishing times. Although similar to the 2016 route, this year runners will be guided in the opposite direction, but runners will still experience a number ...

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Get Fit To Survive Winter Wake Ups

winter

Winter is most definitely here! Those icy mornings can make it difficult to wake up as leaving the warm, comfy confines of your duvet and blanket to face the chilly reality outside is far from pleasant. And if that alarm clock goes off when it’s still dark to get in that early morning sweat session, waking up can often seem ...

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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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#StrongWomen Cassandra Veldtman Battles Bulimia

Cassandra

Cassandra Veldtman’s fitness journey started the moment she discovered her own strength after being bullied for years, which lead to a low self-esteem and eventually, bulimia. Today, Cassandra inspires and motivates women and teaches them about the benefits of exercise, and the importance of balance. Tell us more about yourself and your journey. My name is Cassandra Veldtman, I am ...

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How to Pick the Perfect Personal Training Course

trifocus

So you want to become a personal trainer? Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step to becoming part of one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. The next challenge, says Lisa Schneider: managing director of Trifocus Fitness Academy, is to decide on what is the perfect personal training course for you. “Here’s how we advise students and prospective students how ...

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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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