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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

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

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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Athlete Profile: Jacques Fagan

USN-sponsored Men’s Athletic Physique competitor, fitness model and health and fitness professional, Jacques Fagan has hit a rich vein of form this year, securing numerous titles at shows across the country. He has also hit on the power of electro-muscle stimulation (EMS) technology and is building a successful gym and personal training business around it at his Body20 Studio in ...

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Athlete Feature: USN’s Ravin Kolbe

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USN-sponsored muscle model and classic physique athlete Ravin Kolbe tells us more about his supplement protocol. Stats Age: 23 Lives: Cape Town IG: ravinleo Twitter: @RavinLee FB: Ravinleekolbe How do you strategically incorporate supplements into your nutrition plan to take advantage of natural shifts in anabolic hormone levels to maximise muscle gains? I incorporate a combination of USN Premium Whey ...

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Adaptive Action Athletes

Adaptive action athletes

Breaking the laws of gravity and the definition of what it means to be disabled. By Emily Gray, Amputee Reintegration and Motivation Specialist. Adaptive action athletes are innovative, courageous athletes who are constantly reforming and changing perceptions around disabilities. By finding different ways to adapt to their circumstances they are able to redefine the word impossible. Action sports require balance, ...

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