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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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Neon Run Race-day Tips

Neon Run

The highly anticipated Neon Run, already in its fourth year, has built a devout following that is ever-increasing. The fun-filled 5km night race is renowned for its awesome light activations along the course, as well as the thousands of brightly-dressed participants. This year’s race will take place on 2 September at St Stithian’s College in Sandton, and a fantastic line-up ...

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Bootcamp for One

This is a workout that can be done at gym or at home. I love to throw together a few exercises and time myself, or count reps for 5-6 rounds. Here’s just one example of how I do just that… Don’t overthink things, just challenge yourself as best you can. Before my bootcamp ladies arrive, I love to perform a ...

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On Cover

The self-styled Instagram Queen of Workouts, Alexia Clark is featured on the cover of our Spring September-October 2017. She shares some of her top tips on how social media savvy can increase your influence and build a fitness career. We also profile South Africa’s top #fitfluencers.

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Under Armour Reversibles Collection

Apollo Brands (Pty) Ltd, official distributor of Under Armour in SA, introduces the ladies Reversibles Collection, the latest in technical training innovation, built to provide an ultra-tight, second-skin fit with more ways to wear than one. The ladies Reversibles Collection offers endless styles with a quick flip of the fabric. There are two sides to every story, where women can ...

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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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MTB Downhill World Champ – Rachel Atherton

Over the years, Rachel Atherton has become a major player in downhill racing. After winning a host of categories in 2005, she was named Times Young Sportswoman of the Year and hasn’t looked back since. She totally dominated the women’s downhill circuit in 2008, winning the World Cup overall and taking World Championship gold. On her way to the World ...

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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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Consistency is Key

consistency

It doesn’t take walls lined with prestigious degrees, or fine expertise to discover that consistency is an essential ingredient in successfully changing your lifestyle and overall health. Evidently, it takes considerable effort to build a consistent routine of regular exercise and healthy eating, but as with anything worthwhile, it’s not an easy ride. Most days start off with a surge in ...

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Adidas Running Gets a Boost

ultraboost x

adidas Running has added an eye-catching mystery blue colourway to its UltraBOOST X collection, giving female runners a fresh new way to stand out in the streets. Launched earlier this year, UltraBOOST X is adidas’ pinnacle performance shoe, tailored to the unique shape of the female foot and designed to make women greater every run. The unique design of UltraBOOST ...

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