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The Mountain coming to SA!

Reed Exhibitions, in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority, will be hosting Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson – better known as ‘The Mountain’ in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones – at the FIBO Global Fitness in Africa Festival, taking place from 26-28 October 2018 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. Hafþór (pronounced Half-Thor) is also reigning World`s Strongest Man, a ...

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Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom

Date: Sunday 15 July 2018 The latest race on the local running calendar is the Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom. The race which will form part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations. The event will be hosted at the Wits Education Campus Cricket Grounds at 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown. Runners will embark on either a 27km, 13.5km or ...

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More fantastic flavours from USN!

Imagine if your wholesome post-workout whey protein shake tasted just like a crispy delicious wafer covered in creamy Nestlé chocolate. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, believe it, because USN has done it again with their latest flavour sensation. This home-grown global supplement brandnow offers its popular Hardcore Whey gH protein supplement in a tasty Tex flavour. Flavour ...

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12 Pros Emerge From WBFF SA 2018

South Africa’s finest physique athletes converged on Carnival City in Johannesburg, on Saturday, 16 June 2018, to compete at this year ‘s World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (WBFF) South Africa spectacular. Show organisers, supported by title sponsor Ultimate Sports Nutrition (USN), once again delivered the most extravagant stage experience for athletes, offering the best opportunity for contestants and models to ...

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SA Green Tea Extract Garners Global Recognition

A highly potent South African green tea extract has been voted among the world’s top new products at one of Europe’s most prestigious natural health trade shows. Produced in the foothills of the Drakensberg in Mpumalanga and developed by scientists and medical experts, polyphenol-rich Origine 8 was voted as one of the top three out of 330 new health products ...

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5 Steps To Avoid Winter Flus And Colds

Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a dreaded force to be reckoned with during the winter season. Even though you may brush it off as a case of the sniffles, it is actually more serious than you may think. “The truth is that the flu is actually a relentless and possibly life-threatening disease which kills hundreds of thousands ...

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Entries For Joberg2c Are Open

Dates: 26 April – 4 May 2019 South Africa’s longest mountain stage race turns 10 in 2019, and entries to the iconic joBerg2c are now open. The nine-day, 900km joBerg2c offers participants a truly memorable experience on the bike. Since its inception, the joBerg2c has sought to show riders the best of South Africa, while also providing exceptional race villages ...

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Freshpak Fitness Festival

Date: Saturday 29 September 2018 Rooibos country will once again pull out all the stops for the 32ndFreshpak Fitness Festival, which takes place in Clanwilliam in the Western Cape. Providing all the features of a true multisport event, it has become a tradition for athletes, family, friends and travellers to descend on the quaint town to take part in and ...

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Rooibos Can Correct Common Winter Bodily Imbalances

Unsettled weather, coupled with lack of sunshine, colds and flu, and reduced physical activity are all synonymous with the winter season, but the combination of these factors can also disturb the body’s equilibrium. Incorporating certain foods and herbs such as Rooibos tea into our diet can help to naturally correct these bodily imbalances. Signs that our bodies are not in ...

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Baleia Wines MTB Challenge & Trail Run

Date: 8 September 2018 The third annual Baleia Wines Mountain Bike Challenge and second Trail Run will take place on Saturday, 8 September, from Baleia Wines & Olive Oil cellar and tasting room next to the N2 just outside Riversdale in the Western Cape. There are two MTB races to choose from; 20km or 63km. The routes consist of flowing ...

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