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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
Herbex sparks Victoria’s return to healthy living
While Victoria Ombango was studying in South Africa, she received distressing news from her family in Gabon. “My dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2015. It was a shock for me because I realised that I carry the genes that predispose me to this lifestyle disease and... Read more
Love for sport launches fitness career for Simhle
Provincial hockey player and NPL ambassador Simhle Plaatjies has used the foundation that competitive sport created to build a thriving career as a fitness professional and industry influencer. Simhle’s sporting development started at an early age, after her mom enrolled her in Playball sessions, which helped to hone her... Read more
Answering the weight training versus cardio debate
The great cardio versus weight training debate has raged on for decades and still continues today. But what, exactly, is better for weight loss? Among women especially, there is a commonly held belief that cardio is best to lose weight, while weight training is often sidelined as many feel... Read more
‘Reverse’ ageing by three years with lifestyle, diet changes, suggests study
Following a healthy lifestyle and diet, including specific nutrients, for just eight weeks may “reverse” the ageing process by three years, a new study has found. The US study by Helfgott Research Institute and published in Impact Journals LLC provided recommendations on diet, sleep, exercise, relaxation, supplemental probiotics and... Read more
Meet the classic kid who’s painting the local bodybuilding scene RED!
Andrew Edward Pretorius is 23 years young, brimming with potential and hungry for success! And he’s also the latest #TeamRED recruit. Watch this space! Everybody starts somewhere Naturally athletic, Andrew enjoyed playing sports in high school but was also encouraged to place his focus on his studies. At age... Read more
More alternative snack innovations from Youthful Living
Youthful Living continues to create unique, high-quality and innovative snack and everyday ingredient alternatives for your fit and healthy lifestyle, without compromising on flavour, fun or that signature delicious taste. Youthful Living has updated its range with three new exciting products, including a new nut spread, protein cereal bars... Read more