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Actress, Singer and Adrenaline-Junkie Jade Hübner

Jade Hübner by Gareth Barclay

TV presenter, model, actress, MC, entrepreneur, singer, adrenalin junkie, and part-time B.Com student, Jade Hübner is a multi-talented woman. Her dream is to take over the entertainment industry in a big way. Having started her working career at the age of 15 as a model, maths tutor and waitress, Jade knew that only hard work and sheer determination would ultimately ...

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Stay Ahead of the Pack

When preparing for a marathon, your nutrition plan is as important as your training programme. An optimal nutrition plan will address energy requirements, replenishment needs and muscle recovery. Vital Health Foods, the nutrition sponsor for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, plays an indispensable role in helping runners with sound nutritional advice. Andrea du Plessis, nutrition expert for Vital Health Foods ...

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Benefits of Working Out Over Lunch

working out over lunch

When you weigh up the pros and cons, getting your workout done during your lunch break actually makes more sense than exercising before or after work. Don’t agree? Read on to find out why it’s a practical option you can tailor to suit your schedule: It’s more time effective According to Ivana Buchanan, group training specialist at Zone Fitness, time ...

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Breedenet Cape Duo Challenge Launched

Breedenet Cape Duo

When the world’s first multi-discipline, multi-stage cycling event takes place in the Western Cape in October, it will put to rest an age-old question of who is better on the bike: roadies or mountain bikers? With South Africa’s fast-growing cycling industry ripe for innovation, the Cape Duo Challenge has a refreshing approach: a four-day, multi-discipline cycling event that will be ...

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Take the First Step to Fitness Success

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The hardest part about beginning an exercise routine for the first time is just showing up and walking through the gym door. If you can manage that despite the fear that lurks in the corner of your mind, consider it to be a win. It doesn’t matter what the voice in your head has been telling you so far, what ...

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What You Need to Know About Foam Rollers

Foam rolling is fast becoming an essential part of many gym goers’ warm-downs and recovery routines.  The foam cylinder is used to self-massage pressure points to relieve muscle tension and pain. The long-term benefits include better circulation, more flexibility, improved spinal health and less stress. “According to The American College on Exercise (ACE) the benefits are often compared to getting ...

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How to Run/Skate/Walk/Cycle Your First 5km

Neon Run

By now most people have heard that SA’s most luminous race, the Neon Run, will be hitting Jozi soon. Taking place on the 2nd September, the 5km race is fun for the whole family, a sparkling experience filled with entertainment and neon lights that will have everyone aglow with excitement. There isn’t too much to be stressed about, but for ...

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The Neon Run JHB 2017 – Entertainment

Neon Run

The Neon Run JHB 2017: The line-up for Jozi’s most exhilarating race and music festival combo has been announced. One of the best things about SA’s most dazzling race, The Neon Run, is that the fun doesn’t stop after participants have made their way across the finish line. After the race, the night will ignite with a fabulous music festival ...

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Sugar More Dangerous Than Gunpowder

diabetes

The estimated mortality from diabetes was 5 million people in 2015, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). This far exceeds the estimated deaths from war and violence. “Yuval Noah Harari could not have been more accurate in his book Homo Deus when he said that sugar is more dangerous than gunpowder,” says Dr Larry Distiller, specialist Physician/Endocrinologist and Principal ...

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Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celestie MacIntosh

Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celeste MacIntosh has made it to CrossFit Regionals five times – more than any local CrossFit athlete. She now balances her training as an elite athlete with a career as a part-time digital marketing consultant. “And I’m very excited with a new love to get my mind out of the gym and have a different focus. CrossFit ...

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