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Fitbit adds features to help you navigate the COVID-19 outbreak
Fitbit is introducing a designated COVID-19 tab in its app to make it easy for South African users to access information, support and resources in one place. This new tab, which requires a Fitbit app (available on Google Play and the App Store) and account, allows users to: Access... Read more
Grit your way through lockdown
We all had lofty goals set for 2020 but as South Africa enters week 4 of our COVID-19-induced lockdown many may no longer seem attainable. Understandably, faced with the harsh reality of our current predicament and an increasingly uncertain future, many of us will grapple with the motivation and... Read more
Survive the lockdown with these health & fitness apps
With gyms shut for the foreseeable future and a two-week extension to the nationwide lockdown announced, many fitness fanatics and health-conscious individuals are at a loss about how to stay active and healthy at home. If you’re looking for some guidance, a bit of extra motivation, or simply want... Read more
Endurance sports goes virtual in the age of coronavirus
If there’s one thing athletes miss most during the lockdown – other than the ability to head out on training runs and rides – is the thrill, challenge and camaraderie of racing. With all major sporting and mass participation events postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, many athletes... Read more
Fitbit Charge 4 now available at Dis-Chem stores
Fitbit has released the latest evolution of its most popular family of devices, the Fitbit Charge 4™, and is now available at select Dis-Chem stores. The Fitbit Charge 4 delivers what you want most in a health and fitness tracker, featuring Fitbit’s most advanced combination of sensors and features... Read more
Turn your daily at-home exercise into a game
If you’re struggling to stay motivated during the lockdown, perhaps it’s time to add a new dimension to your training. Various app developers have ‘gamified’ exercise by blending technology and fitness in the virtual world. What is gamification While the concept of gamification is by no means new, it... Read more
Join JEFF Together, powered by Vitality for daily at-home workouts
Looking for a fun way to stay fit, healthy, connected, hopeful and smiling during the lockdown? Join JEFF Together, powered by Vitality for free, daily, live workouts. The group was started by Johno’s eFitness Faculty and has grown exponentially in the last 2 weeks. Log on & get active... Read more
IRONMAN racing goes virtual amid Covid-19 pandemic
With IRONMAN 140.6 and 70.3 races around the globe cancelled or postponed, triathletes everywhere are fit, ready and eager to race, but have no outlet to unleash their peak conditioning. Until now, that is. The IRONMAN Group recently launched the IRONMAN Virtual Racing (VR) Series. It will be available... Read more
Maintain your training momentum at home with an online personal trainer
As more gyms close to contain potential Covid-19 contamination and transmission, dedicated gym members will have to resort to training at home or outdoors. Thankfully, advances in Internet-based technology means we can access professional advice and guidance at home from virtual trainers via our smart TVs, PCs, tablets or... Read more
Charissa Jacobs is half the person she used to be thanks to Herbex
When Charissa Jacobs started her transformation journey, she weighed 163kg. Twenty-eight months later she had lost a staggering 80kg with help from Herbex’s Fat Burn range. More significantly, though, Charissa has regained her health, happiness and self-confidence through her journey, which all began thanks to a TV advert. Excess... Read more