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2018 Multiply Adventure Challenge

Date: Saturday, 8 September 2018 The Multiply Adventure Challenge, in partnership with The Warrior Race, is back for its second year, and this time it’s going to be even more epic! The venue has changed to Riversands Farm Village, Rose Road, Knopjeslaagte in Midrand, so expect to complete your fast-paced 3.5km Obstacle Race with 25 obstacles in the picturesque beauty ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Dates: 15 & 16 September 2018 Mountain bikers taking part in the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) can look forward to a MTB experience like no other. The action will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB events on the Saturday. The MTB action continues on Sunday when the senior mountain bikers can ...

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Last Man Standing

Date: 27-29 September 2018 A multi-stage, multi-skilled, multi-day CrossFit event that will test the fitness and grit of competitors to the limit. The South African born and bred event comprises Beginner, Intermediate, Elite and Masters divisions; and this year’s venue at the prestigious Lost City at Sun Cit allows the organisers to bring new tests of fitness by including swimming, ...

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Rietvlei Zoo Farm events

Dates: September 2018 Rietvlei Zoo Farm is situated in the south of Johannesburg, and offers a wide range of recreation, education, family and outdoor sports activities and events, including mountain biking, walking, running, hiking and cross-country. The venue also plays host to a number of popular events: 9 Sept 2018 – Muddy Princess 16 Sept 2018 – Paws in the ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4

Date: Saturday, 17 November 2018 A highlight on SA’s Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) calendar, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge will celebrate a decade of OCR fun at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park in Stellenbosch. A trail run with a twist, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge is known for its beautiful trails and challenging but fun natural and manmade obstacles. Focusing on family involvement, healthy ...

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Stay safe while cycling

Hit and run crashes involving cyclists have become a common phenomenon in South Africa. Many of these accidents occur in the early hours of the morning when drivers return from a night out on the town. “Many cycle in the early morning hours, out of necessity or preference. Especially over weekends, cyclists need to be extremely careful and alert on ...

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Nissan Trailseeker MTB Series event #4

Date: 18 August 2018 Taking place at the heart of the Cape Winelands on The Bosman Family Vineyard, the second leg of the Western Cape series guarantees picturesque views and idyllic routes for all riders. There is a new route from previous years, with a wide range of distances available, including 70km, 40km, 20km and 10km options. Bring the family ...

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Show Report: IFBB Boksburg Classic

A total of 146 athletes from all over South Africa travelled to Kempton Park to showcase the fruit of their hard labour in the gym at this year’s edition of the IFBB’s Boksburg Classic, which took place on Saturday, 21 July at the popular Kaleideo Auditorium. History was made at the show when competitors took to the stage for the ...

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Toyota Warrior #6 powered by Reebok

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Date: 11 August 2018 The Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok is heading to Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, with the obstacle races set to take place at the iconic Mbombela Stadium. As the gateway to Kruger National Park, the area is renowned for wildlife sightings and an authentic bushveld feel. The event will challenge participants to complete a set course by foot that ...

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Stronger people have healthier brains, says science

The brain-boosting benefits of exercise and regular physical activity are well known and documented. We’ve written extensively about them in previous issues, but much of the scientific research into the cognitive improvements experienced, such as enhanced memory, information processing, mood and learning, relate to aerobic exercise. These research studies generally attribute the ability of physical exercise to benefit the brain ...

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