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Resistance training boosts mood

It’s not just endurance junkies who experience the ‘runner’s high’. Researchers from Ireland and Sweden, who pooled data from 1,877 patients and 33 randomised clinical trials, determined that participants who worked out 3 times per week, for an average of 16 weeks, successfully alleviated depression symptoms such as low mood, a loss of interest in activities and feelings of worthlessness. ...

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Toyota Warrior Race #5 & OCR Champs

Date: 14 & 15 July 2018 Set against a backdrop of pristine beaches, unspoiled forest, rivers and estuaries, lies the Blythedale Coastal Estate. It is the perfect setting for an adventure, and the location for the next Toyota Warrior Race, powered by Reebok. Competitors will once again be challenged to #BeMore and conquer carefully chosen obstacles that extend over a ...

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Nissan TrailSeeker MTB & Trail run Event #3

Date: 14 & 15 July 2018 This family-friendly event at Oak Valley, Grabouw caters for all levels of skill and fitness. Riders can choose between 10km, 20km, 40km, 70km and 90km routes on offer. The new addition of a trail run series on the Sunday gives families a great weekend out to enjoy the outdoors. Visit trailseekerseries.co.za to enter.

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Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2018

Date: 14 July 2018 A wilderness adventure for serious and prepared trail runners that starts at Old Bells Lodge, Berg River dam. The Franschhoek Mountains in July can be covered in snow, and the rivers are scenic yet cold. The Bastille Festival in the Main Street is a vibrant mix of good food and wine, to celebrate with, after your ...

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The Cathedral Peak Challenge

Date: 1 June to 30 September 2018 Conceptualised by the owner of the Cathedral Peak Hotel, William Van Der Riet, The Cathedral Peak Challenge is a20.7km trip that starts at the Cathedral Peak Hotel and goes right to the top of the iconic mountain and back again, with a total ascent of 1531m.Anyone who thinks they can conquer the Peak’s ...

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FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 (Heritage Day) JOZI will be the hub of excitement on National Heritage Day when eager residents toe the line ready to “Run Their City” at the 3rdannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. A mass participation road running event, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN highlights the splendour of this vibrant city. Runners of all fitness levels are ...

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Trail Run added to Origin Of Trails Experience

Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018 Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run. It will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields in Stellenbosch on the second day of the 6thannual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience. The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will cater for seasoned runners as well ...

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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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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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