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Fire up your fitness with winter training
Exercising in winter isn’t always pleasant but heading out into the cold to train can be beneficial for your health and your fitness. It may seem counterintuitive to head outdoors, braving those icy mornings or those cold, dark early evenings to exercise when the mercury plummets when you can... Read more
[OCT] Bikes2Blossoms mountain bike event
Date: 2 October 2021 The two-day Elgin Bikes2Blossoms mountain bike event takes place at Trail’s End in Grabouw in the Western Cape. The race route will include the best of the Grabouw forestry trails, as well as Oak Valley and Paul Cluver. The first day will cover 38km with... Read more
Intensify home workouts with a kettlebell
It’s time to ring the changes to your home workouts with an innovative and versatile Dis-Chem Living Fit adjustable ‘bell. With the ability to perform a full-body workout using a single tool, a ‘bell (commonly known as a kettlebell) is the ultimate at-home training companion. A kettlebell is an... Read more
[SEPT] Highland Gate Trail Run
Date: 25 September 2021 Nestled in the Steenkampsberg mountain range near Dullstroom, the beautiful Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate offers stunning trail running in pristine nature. There are three race options available – 6km, 11km and 17km. Crystal clear streams, trout dams, spectacular views and lovely trails will... Read more
Get your kids living fit in lockdown
The data is in! Lockdown restrictions have created another pandemic that is disproportionately affecting our children. Numerous research papers confirm that kids are moving less and spending more time on screens. Activity levels down Stringent lockdowns exacerbated existing issues around regular daily activity levels among children, who spend over... Read more
Why prevention is often better than cure
Most of us only visit a qualified medical practitioner following illness or injury, but we could avoid many of these situations by flipping from a reactive to a proactive preventative approach. Preventative medicine aims to prevent rather than cure certain conditions and ailments by improving our health through diet,... Read more
6 tips to boost immunity during winter
We all know that the icy winter weather brings with it the dreaded cold and flu season. Infection risks rise as people spend more time indoors, which makes it easier to transmit viruses between people at work, the gym and at home. To give you a fighting chance this... Read more
Expert tips to ward off winter weight gain
Winter is synonymous with less exercise and more food. Consuming more comfort foods, participating in fewer outdoor activities, and generally spending more inactive time indoors are major contributors to winter weight gain. This combination of factors tends to have a devastating impact on our waistlines, but there is no... Read more
New dates announced for Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge
In light of the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Stillwater Sports announced that the Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge events will move to Saturday, 25 September and Saturday, 23 October 2021. “As the adjusted level 4 lockdown period has been extended, it will... Read more
Feeling flat? Get the boost you need
We all need an energy boost now and then. Low energy levels from a bad night’s sleep, a low-calorie diet, or just the rush of life can make the most simple activities seem strenuous, but you need to find the energy to get through your normal day and still... Read more