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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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Indoor Training To Become A Better Outdoor Athlete

If you’re preparing to run your socks off in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in September, or in any other long distance event, biokineticist Richard Woolrich advises that the road is not the only place where you should be training. Woolrich, who is also an award-winning personal trainer at Virgin Active, has five key reasons to use your health club ...

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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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Mentally Prepare For Race Day

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Mental performance coach, Tom Dawson-Squibb, shares his views on the importance of mental strength as well as some tips on how to mentally prepare for a big race. Most people would agree that being able to get the best out of yourself requires your mind to help you out during training and on the day of the big race. Unmanaged ...

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Adrienne Hersch Randburg Harriers Challenge with Discovery Vitality

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Date: Sunday, 10 September 2017 Soak up the sun and join in on the running action at the Adrienne Hersch Randburg Harriers Challenge with Discovery Vitality, on either the scenic 21.1km, 10km or 5km routes. This race provides the ideal opportunity to test your legs on the legendary hills of Randburg while taking in the spectacular views and enjoying the ...

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2017 Marriott Dargle Trails Festival

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Date: Sunday, 13 August 2017 A highlight in the trail running and MTB calendars, the Marriott Dargle Trails Festival, hosted by the Lions River Club in the Dargle Valley, promises again to be a wonderful day out, with activities for the whole family. The trails will follow a similar route to the 2016 event with spectacular views making the climbs ...

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Trans-Karoo MTB

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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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Cycle Safe

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Tips to stay safe, both on and off the road For cyclists, few things come close to the sensation of cool early morning air, the world waking up, the sound of a bike’s wheels over gravel or tar. An evening ride holds its own little pleasures. But, as any rider will attest, road riding poses hazards at any time of ...

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Rand Show Adds Sports Expo For 2018

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The organisers of Rand Show 2018 will launch the Sports Expo at next year’s Rand Show. As a one of a kind event aimed at families, athletes, fitness fanatics, and professional and amateur sports lovers, the Sports Expo @ Rand Show will provide exhibitors of sports brands, equipment and gear with an excellent opportunity to introduce new products and services ...

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Bestmed Jock Classic

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Date: 15 July 2017 The 2017 edition of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique Presented by Rudy Project, which is an official premier seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour, takes place on 15 July 2017 on the traditional route between Nelspruit, White River and Sabie. The stages for the 2017 event include Stage 1: Nelspruit – White River: 42km ...

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