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This Week in Fitness – 16 February

Everything you need to know about the local fitness scene. What’s happening right up to what’s new and what’s hot (and what’s not!)  Join me every week as I give you the industry wrap up, news and reviews of events and new products.  Burn Away those V-Day Calories Fitness Magazine Hosts it’s First Fitness Event, the #FitAffair 1.0 Jozi #FitnessFans are in ...

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Diet Lies Busted

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. We separate truth from fiction!

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How Water Assists with Weight Loss

For a long time, drinking water has been thought to help with weight loss. Many studies show that drinking more water may benefit weight loss and maintenance. Drinking Water Can Make You Burn More Calories Drinking water increases the amount of calories you burn, which is known as resting energy expenditure. A study published in the British medical journal in ...

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Our Top Health and Fitness Trends for 2018

The health and fitness industry has grown substantially with people’s needs to follow healthier, more active lifestyles. And with this increase in interest, trends within the health and fitness industries are ever-changing and growing. In 2018, we predict a dynamic shift in people’s health interests; changing from merely following diets, trying to lose weight and hitting the gym a few ...

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Med Diet Ranked Best in 2018

Most people’s new year resolutions include losing weight, being healthier and getting into shape.  The question is where to start. The health experts have weighed in on the best diets for 2018 and the Mediterranean diet ranks at the top. The Mediterranean diet focuses on vegetables, fruit, nuts, seeds, legumes, potatoes, whole grains, bread, herbs, spices, fish, seafood and extra ...

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Back To Basics For Better Health

Modern lifestyles are a curious, and unhealthy, mixture of “stop” and “go” – most of us spend the long hours of our working days sitting, sedentary behaviour that’s considered so bad for our health that it’s been dubbed “the new smoking”; but on the other hand, we juggle busy work, family and social lives, struggle to find time for our ...

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Plant-based Diets set to be a Mega-Trend in 2018

If you haven’t watched the Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there’s a big chance you’ve heard of it, advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet and eschewing all animal products. With a host of celebrities, nutritionists and millennials singing the holistic benefits, a plant-based lifestyle is set to be the mega trend of 2018. Market research group 1010 Data shows ...

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[Recipe] Salad Jars: The Perfect Lunch Box Snack

Salad jars are the perfect snack: healthy, easy to consume anywhere, and quick to prepare. Here is a salad jar recipe to try on busy days during the holidays: Serves: 1 – 2 people Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Roasted Butternut Balls (frozen) 3 Fry’s Chickpea and Quinoa Falafels (frozen) 20g baby butter lettuce ...

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Mediterranean Diet Best But Choose Purest Omega 3 – Health Expert

A Mediterranean diet rich in omega 3 fats, fruits and vegetables combined with moderate exercise is the healthiest way to lose weight, new research shows. A study, published in the US journal, Circulation, found that the Mediterranean diet – which is rich in omega 3 fats found in oily fish, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and some vegetables — combined with ...

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Our Editor’s Ultimate Healthy & Fit Vacation Guide!

The last few months of the year are often frantic as we try to drop those last few kilos we picked up during winter, just to look great in our bikinis on the beach during our December vacation. While this is a great motivator after hibernating during the colder months, it shouldn’t be something you do just to look great ...

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