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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
[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
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
More ways to exercise at home thanks to Dis-Chem Living Fit
Your home workout routine just got more exciting! Dis-Chem has added new items to its popular Living Fit exercise equipment range. The latest additions include a soft yet durable yoga mat, as well as a skipping rope and a speed rope to add some intensity and variety to your... Read more
[APR] Cullinan2Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race
Dates: 16-17 April The Cullinan to Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race will take riders and their support crews over 260km of unmarked district roads. The journey starts at the historic mining village of Cullinan in Gauteng. Historically, the race ended at Tonteldoos. However, for logistics reasons, the race finish... Read more
Thirsti AfricanX 2021 routes announced
Event organiser, Stillwater Sports, has announced the routes of the 11th edition of the Thirsti AfricanX Trailrun, which takes place at the Houw Hoek Hotel, in the Western Cape, over the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021. South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, will see teams of... Read more