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Give your running a Nitro boost with PUMA
PUMA has combined nearly 75 years of experience with on-going research and development to deliver a new shoe range that aims to create an effortless run. Years of research and testing have gone into five new key styles—Deviate, Deviate Elite, Velocity, Liberate, and Eternity—all featuring PUMA’s updated foam technology,... Read more
Make the right choice, HIIT or LSD?
Endurance athletes know that a combination of short, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), with higher volume, long, slow duration/distance (LSD) sessions is best for fitness. However, the debate tends to get more polarised when discussed in the context of fat and weight loss and improved health. READ MORE: Cardio revolution:... Read more
Weight loss versus fat loss: what’s the difference?
Does your fat loss plan carry any weight? We demystify these two terms so you know which foe you are up against. The terms ‘fat loss’ and ‘weight loss’ are often used interchangeably by those of us who strive for a leaner, more toned body. However, there are fundamental... Read more
Gym and the coronavirus – training amid a global health pandemic
The government wants to contain the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and self-isolation. To this effect, President Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster which, among other measures, seeks to limit gatherings of 100 people or more. And there are few places, other than corporate offices, where people are... Read more
Cardio revolution: A better, more effective way to get your cardio on!
Successful fat loss hinges on your ability to effectively combine the right approach in three basic but essential elements – diet, weight training and cardio, in that order. As they say in the industry, “you can’t out-train a bad diet”! That’s why getting your nutrition game on point is... Read more
A guide to breastfeeding for active moms
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and is considered the “gold standard” for a baby’s digestive system. It contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to ensure baby grows optimally. For the first six months, breastmilk is sufficient to provide all that baby needs in terms... Read more
A combined weights & cardio approach may be best for overall health
There’s a conventional belief, particularly among women that to improve your health and fitness and lose weight, cardio is best. Strength training, on the other hand, is often sidelined as many women feel that it will make them ‘bulky’. Well, based on the findings from a study published in... Read more
4 ways to keep gym-based cardio interesting
Let’s face it, cardio can be a grid, but it’s a necessary evil when you’re chasing superior conditioning. Thankfully, there are a few tried and trusted ways to beat the boredom, even for those hour-long steady state fasted cardio sessions on the treadmill or stationary bike. In fact, there... Read more
Transformation: Strong really is the new skinny for @ChrisFitbody
Christelle Mutombo’s story isn’t your typical transformation tale. She’s been healthy and slender for her entire life… too slender, in fact. “I loved my physique for the most part and the fact that I managed to stay slim while so many of my friends complained about gaining weight. I... Read more