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10 Tips to Get Heart Smart

By Dr. Paul Palmer, a plant-based nutrition consultant Have a change of heart this Heart Awareness Month and make small but significant adjustments for a healthy and happy life. Remember when doctors prescribed “healthy” cigarettes and smoking as a something that was “good for you”? Luckily, much has changed over the last few decades. Preventative care is fast becoming an ...

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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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Trans-Karoo MTB

trans-karoo MTB

Date: Saturday, 2 September 2017 The Trans-Karoo MTB is not an easy event. It’s not an event for unfit riders. It’s not an event for novices. It’s an event that will test your mental strength as much as your legs. It’s an event that will have you love and hate your bicycle – often at the same time. It’s an ...

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Vida League Entries Open

Vida League

Entries have opened for the new Vida League, a new league series that will follow a “category racing” format for serious cyclists and will be contested over five road races, a criterium, a hill climb and a time trial. The league starts in Cape Town in August. Off the bike, league riders will be treated to some great specials from ...

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Discover X Training at Planet Fitness

x training

One of the most common mistakes people make when it comes to their fitness regimen is repeating the same routine week after week. In fact, your body knows movements, not muscles. So, to continue to increase strength and fitness and reap the benefits of regular exercise, you need to keep your body guessing by varying your workouts, and mixing functional ...

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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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Feel The Burn & Get Active With FitFest

fitfest

A fitness and dance extravaganza, FitFest and RSVP Party, will get hearts racing and palms sweating at the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace on 29 July 2017. Featuring some of the latest fitness trends to hit the international fitness industry, the event will offer something interesting for any fitness fan, including top fitness classes between 07h00 and 14h00. The ...

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Torpedo SwimRun

Torpedo Swimrun

Date: 19 November 2017 Torpedo SwimRun is a two person team race where teams swim and run together from start to finish across Cape Town’s most iconic beaches and bays. World-famous sites like Llandudno, Oudekraal, Camps Bay and Clifton form part of the 16km route. There are 6 swim segments(totalling 3km) and 6 run segments(totalling 13km). Wetsuits and running shoes are kept on for the duration of the ...

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Get Fitter Faster With EMS

ems fhe

If you’re one of the many millions of people who have attended a conventional gym in the hope that the abdominal crunches and weight training would transform you into an Adonis, only to drop out, you can be forgiven any cynicism regarding a possible quicker alternative. It is quite possible that you found that the main obstacle to your success ...

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The Difference Between Toning & Building Muscle

difference between toning and building

There must be thousands of men who would love to possess an Arnold Schwarzenegger-like body. However, there at least as many who simply wish for a lean body in which the musculature is clearly defined, without the greatly increased bulk that is the ultimate goal of the dedicated bodybuilder. Naturally, depending on which of these apparently conflicting goals one may ...

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