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Turn That Frown Upside Down With Exercise

Just like laughter is the best medicine for when you’re feeling a bit down in the dumps, so is a good dose of exercise! Piet Oosthuizen, Head of Product at Virgin Active South Africa, says that activity not only makes us physically stronger, it also improves our mental outlook. “There is plenty of medical research which has established exercise as ...

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The Right Fuel For A Workout

Your diet is an inextricable part of your exercise routine. “What you eat before and after you work out is a balancing act of giving your body the right amount of fuel at the right time,” says Sandi van Zyl, registered dietitian at Virgin Active SA. She says if you follow some simple dietary guidelines you can really optimise any ...

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Six Supplements You Shouldn’t Go Without

6 supplements

Intelligent and appropriate supplementation, if used with consistency, could greatly aid in achieving your fat-loss goals and help keep you healthy.

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Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie

Recovery Smoothie

Energise your post-workout recovery meal with fruits and protein. What you eat and drink before, during and after your workout matters! No matter what time of day you exercise, the key is to back up your training with good nutrition.

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Getting it right – The Importance of Good Form

Getting it right - The importance of good form

The most common reason that people don’t lift weights correctly is because they try to lift more than they are capable of. The tendency to use too much weight typically results in poor form, which decreases your ability to get results and increases your risk of injury.

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