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DNA testing: How modern science is changing our approach to health and fitness
DNA testing and analysis offers us unparalleled insights into our bodies and their potential. Numerous DNA testing companies globally now leverage evolving scientific advances in human genomics research to benefit consumers from all walks of life. And this technology has very specific and relevant applications in health and fitness.... Read more
Fitbit ECG App now available in SA can help identify atrial fibrillation
The Fitbit ECG App may help prevent serious complications like stroke by allowing users to spot check for signs of AFib from their wrist Fitbit SenseTM users in South Africa can now access an electrocardiogram (ECG) app to assess their heart health. The app provides feedback on heart rhythm... Read more
[APR] RYC Series RUN.CLIMB.RUN Challenge
Dates: 19–25 April 2021 The Run Your City (RYC) Series is challenging its running club members on Strava to climb at least 750m over as many runs as they would like from 19 – 25 April 2021 as part of the RUN.CLIMB.RUN challenge. “The RYC Series’ second challenge for... Read more
Optimise your life with a DNA test
Imagine your body came with a manual. Well, it does. You just need a genetic test to access the info. Dis-Chem offers advanced DNA tests, powered by MUHDO. These easy-to-use testing kits deliver invaluable insights about your genetics and how you can optimise your health and fitness based on... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg Kids
Date: 13 November 2021 Fledgeling cyclists have the opportunity to fly inside the safety of Steyn City on age- and ability-appropriate courses at the 947 Ride Joburg Kids event. Wonderful adventures await on closed-off routes where children with different skill levels can experience an exciting day of cycling on... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg MTB
Date: 14 November 2021 Steyn City will provide mountain bikers with the opportunity to explore an incredible network of trails constructed inside the estate walls normally reserved exclusively for residents. There is a 25km or 50km route option for the 2021 947 Ride Joburg mountain bike event. The trails... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg
Date: 21 November 2021 The biggest annual celebration of cycling in South Africa is back in 2021! Experience why it is called the city of gold by riding 97km through the streets of one of Africa’s busiest cities. It’s the same adrenaline-pumping challenge, but with exciting changes in the... Read more
Give your immune system supplement support this winter to help ward offs colds and flu
Our bodies require various vitamins and minerals to support the immune systems, especially during periods when it experiences heightened demands to ward off cold and flu viruses and other infections. While a healthful and wholesome diet should provide most of these nutrients, we can sometimes experience shortfalls or deficiencies... Read more
Is there one diet that is better than all the rest?
The law of individual difference is a mainstay in the health and fitness industry. It basically states that not everyone responds, in the same way, to exercise and dietary interventions. That means that a diet that works for your training partner won’t necessarily work for you. However, you’ll find... Read more
Study suggests regular, structured exercise sufficient to lower risk of mental illness
Maintaining an active lifestyle and exercising regularly has stronger mental health benefits than intermittent bouts of intense aerobic activity, a new study has found. The Swedish study, which surveyed 36,000 middle-aged males and females over 30 days, found that frequent moderate exercise is more strongly linked to improved mental... Read more