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5 Reasons you Need to Give your Brain a Break

Another year has come and gone in what seems like the blink of an eye. Even though its gone fast, it has been a long year with high pressure problem-solving, planning and rushing from one obligation to the next. Whether you’re a business owner or an employee, you’re no doubt worn down after a year running on overdrive. If you’re ...

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6 Steps To Setting Your 2018 Goals

Setting realistic and achievable goals is an important step if you hope to achieve success. Goals give us purpose and direction, but the wrong goals can also set us up for failure. To help you make 2018 your most successful year yet, follow this 6-step goal-setting guide: Set a SMART goal Use the SMART approach to goal setting, which is ...

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Healthy Padkos for the Holidays

Need some quick-energy mobile snacks? Don’t resort to junk food this festive season. With a little planning, you can enjoy tasty, nutrient-rich alternatives to keep your stomach satisfied and your mind alert on the roads. Ever noticed how a lunchbox that’s perfectly ordinary when packed for school or work takes on an exotic quality when it’s padkos for a road trip or ...

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Adidas Launches new UltraBOOST Laceless

adidas’ constant focus on innovation and style, paired with a drive to supply the most advanced and ground-breaking technologies, has led to the creation of the UltraBOOST Laceless – a shoe specifically designed to make your running experience the most effortless yet. The new silhouette incorporates advanced PrimeKnit technologies, making the removal of laces a reality, and the world-renowned BOOSTTM sole which, when ...

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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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