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Fitbit Ionic Officially Launched in South Africa

Core Group today announced the launch of Fitbit’s first smartwatch in South Africa. Fitbit Ionic™, the world’s first truly cross-platform high-end smartwatch, with industry-leading battery life, is available immediately at retailers nationwide at a Recommended Retail Price of R5499. Whereas other smartwatches typically excel on one of the three leading mobile operating systems, Fitbit Ionic was conceived to work seamlessly ...

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EMS Group Training: A Dangerous Development With High Consumer Risk

Group Training

Group training is becoming increasingly popular as a fitness programme. In groups of varying size and under supervision of a single instructor, the athletes approach their limits or the given training goal. Many activities are now offered in this manner today. The most popular courses are aerobic, aquaFit, yoga, Pilates or cycling, but more intensive training programs like Bodypump or ...

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Under Armour Horizon RTT

Horizon RTT

Apollo Brands (Pty) Ltd, official distributor of Under Armour in South Africa, has introduced the Horizon RTT, the latest in technical trail running innovation, built to provide cushion, comfort and protection for long days on the trail. The shoe consists of a durable textile upper with an engineered welded synthetic overlays that enhances airflow and protection. A reinforced toe bumper ...

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TomTom Launches New Gen Touch Cardio

tomtom touch cardio

The new TomTom Touch Cardio activity tracker features a sleek new design and 24-hour optical heart-rate monitoring TomTom has announced an exciting new addition to its industry-leading range of wearables – the TomTom Touch Cardio, an ideal entry-level fitness tracker for those looking to ramp up their fitness routine.  The TomTom Touch Cardio monitors heart rate while tracking daily step ...

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Under Armour ColdGear Range

under armour coldgear

Aiming to empower athletes and improve physical performance during training, Under Armour ColdGear technology is a double-layer fabric that helps to wick moisture away from the wearer’s skin and circulate body heat. The lightweight construction allows for high levels of warmth without added bulk that can slow you down. Ideal for low temperatures, Under Armour ColdGear technology is used on ...

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Get Smart With Fitness Tech

More and more South African gym goers are using smart technology to track and boost their fitness regimes. For those who haven’t done so yet, Virgin Active’s National Group Exercise Manager, Ignus Oosthuizen urges them to get with this trend. “The benefits are clear in terms of individualised monitoring of your performance and motivation to improve fitness, while some of ...

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Hack Your Motivation Levels

hack motivation

If you're struggling to find the motivation to brace the colder temps and make it to the gym or hit the road this winter, why not try one of these psychology research-backed ways to boost your willpower and desire to keep working towards your goals.

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