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Swim For Your Life

Swimming is an easy, low-intensity way to tone up and to manage your weight says Ceri Hannan, National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa. He says that “a session in the pool is as beneficial to mental wellbeing as it is to physical fitness and everyone should consider including a 30-minute swim in their exercise routines”. Hannan says ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running

Running offers an amazing range of benefits, from improved health and fitness, stress relief, and anxiety management, to increased vitality and effective weight management. These benefits make it one of the most popular sporting disciplines in the world. Step 1: Visit a physio or biokineticist for an assessment to identify any underlying biomechanical issues or weaknesses that may be made worse by running. ...

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Xterra Trail Run returns to Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the Xterra Trail Run gives trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth Xterra South African Championship. There are 6km and 12km trail run routes on offer. Entrants can look forward to a true trail running experience with a variety of running surfaces, including ...

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Eccentric Training now at SSISA

The Sports Science Institute of SA (SSISA) now offers a Grucox eccentric training programme for runners, an effective tool for reduced injury-risk and better performance for runners. Those keen to run injury-free, with renewed strength and improved performance should consider this form of training. A recent spot survey conducted on runners by the SSISA found that more than half of ...

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Run Your City Series set to unite Cities

The FNB Run Your City Series will feature three mass participation road running events in 2018 –  the FNB Cape Town 12 OneRun, the FNB Joburg 10K CityRun and the FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun. Each event highlights the splendour of its host city. Runners of all fitness levels are invited to partake in a road running experience like no other. ...

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Fedhealth Impi Challenge Season kicks off in Stellenbosch

The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #1 will kick start the 2018 Season at Coetzenburg (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 07 and Sunday, 08 April 2018. The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge focuses on family involvement, a healthy living and getting outdoors. Entrants can look forward to exciting innovations in 2018 including new obstacles, an increased prize purse in the Elite Race and amazing sponsor activations ...

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Adidas Runners Launch Be Better Campaign

adidas Runners has launched its Be Better campaign, spearheaded by sprinter Akani Simbine, footballer Morgan Gould, fitness influencer and business owner Mapule Ndhlovu and fitness professional Lesedi Mashale, who share their passion for running as a way of inspiring others to find their own motivation. The community of adidas Runners is open to anyone committed to becoming a better version ...

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The Hollard Daredevil Run 2018

It takes proper cojones to run through peak-hour traffic wearing nothing but a purple Speedo, but that’s nothing compared to surviving cancer, a disease that does not recognise age, colour or body shape.  To raise awareness of the scourge of male cancers in South Africa, we challenge all men to slip into a purple Speedo and take to the streets for the ...

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Themba Mandlazi

Vital Stats: First Name: Themba Surname: Mandlazi Age: 29 Hometown: Mbabane, Swaziland Occupation: Police officer Social Profiles: Instagram: @sir.N.Ndlazy Facebook: Themba Bafana Mandlazi   Tell us more about yourself: Sporting/Competitive Achievements: Bodybuilding instructor Hobbies:  Weightlifting and bodybuilding Future Plans in the Fitness Industry:  To become a fitness model Why do you think you’ll make a good NPL ambassador?  I have a lot of support ...

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Tatenda Mwakiwa

Vital Stats: First Name: Tatenda Surname: Mwakiwa Age: 28 Hometown: Cape Town, Western Cape Occupation: Dstv installer Social Profiles: Instagram: @tatendamwakiwa Facebook: Tatenda mwakiwa   Tell us more about yourself: Sporting/Competitive Achievements: I came 3rd in the Men’s Physique Natural Championships which was held in Cape Town Hobbies:  Lifting weights and karate Future Plans in the Fitness Industry:  Competing in the Mr. Olympia Why ...

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