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Toyota Warrior event #4

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Date: 14 & 15 April 2018 The Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok is coming to Stellenbosch. Immerse yourself in the expanse of vineyards and explore some of the best trails that the Western Cape has to offer! Warriors of all fitness levels are welcome, and have three courses to choose from – Rookie, Commando, and Black Ops. Those looking for ...

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Optimise Your Ultra-Marathon Nutrition Strategy

Tips and products supplied by PriceCheck Thousands of runners are gearing up to take on the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km ultra marathon. A key element to competing in and completing an utra marathon, apart from the training, of course, is your race-day nutritional strategy. Food is, after all, the fuel that’ll power your body over the finish line. ...

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4 Family-Friendly Water Activities

The Easter holiday period is a popular time for families to head to the coast for some fun and relaxation. Four-time Surfski World Champion and founder of Mocke Paddling, Dawid Mocke shares his 4 favourite family-friendly water-based activities that everyone can enjoy together. “When I’m with the family we often spend time in (and on) the water. It’s one of ...

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How can I Manage ADHD with Exercise if I’m not Naturally Active?

Exercise does not mean hitting the treadmill or forcing yourself to jog around the track. It can be more fun and fulfilling than that. Research suggests exercise helps with the management of ADHD symptoms. But if you’re not naturally active, it can be tough to exercise regularly – and enjoy it. Exercising can improve focus and help reduce symptoms of ADHD, as well as the ...

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Virgin Active Flexes Its Sustainability Muscles

Virgin Active Collection Menlyn Maine has been awarded a 4 star Green Star SA rating for interiors. This certification is the second for the health club group that operates 140 clubs in Southern Africa. The Green Star SA Interiors is a rating tool that assesses the environmental attributes of interior fit-outs. Virgin Active Collection Alice Lane was the first health ...

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Get Fit Quicker and with Less Effort

Almost everyone, at some stage in his life, has probably expressed a desire to be fitter and healthier. Some may even need to get fitter for medical reasons. In practice, however, it’s a great deal easier to recommend diet and exercise than it is for the average individual to embark on and to adhere to the recommended regimen for long ...

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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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Remain Disciplined During Training

Former Sharks, Stormers and Ajax Cape Town Mental Performance Coach, Tom Dawson-Squibb, offers advice on how to remain disciplined during training. Follow Squibb’s top 4 tips  to ensure you’re ready to chase your goals and perform at your finest. 1. Define it The crucial thing to remember when it comes to discipline is that it is very subjective and therefore, it is ...

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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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Benefits of Working Out Over Lunch

When you weigh up the pros and cons, getting your workout done during your lunch break actually makes more sense than exercising before or after work. Don’t agree? Read on to find out why it’s a practical option you can tailor to suit your schedule. It’s more time effective According to Ivana Buchanan, group training specialist at Zone Fitness, time ...

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