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[SEPT] THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience
Date: 18 September 2021 The THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience will take the picturesque Paul Cluver Wines by storm. This ‘individual entry’ event offers four race distances, namely 6km, 12km, 24km and 42km. Runners can look forward to experiencing some of the Western Cape’s most iconic trails combined with... Read more
Run Your City Series 2021 blends virtual with live events
This year’s Run Your City Series will blend virtual with traditional race formats as the organisers adapt to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the country. The updated series calendar now includes: Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Friday, 24 September 2021 (Virtual Race) Durban 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 31 October 2021... Read more
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
[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
Fitness meets fashion with Fitbit’s new Luxe wearable
The new Fitbit Luxe™ is a new fashion-forward fitness and wellness tracker designed to help you take a more holistic approach to your health and wellness. The Luxe is a beautiful and elegant wearable with a colour touchscreen and a variety of vibrant new clock faces. Billed as Fitbit’s... Read more
Gyms close again as new Covid-19 infection wave washes over SA
As South Africa grapples with a third Covid-19 infection wave, President Ramaphosa on Sunday announced new restrictions on gatherings and gym closures, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep living fit in lockdown. Adjusted alert level 4 regulations gazetted by the government aim to limit movement and prohibits people... Read more
Win a Cape Pioneer Trek entry with Biogen
Attention all mountain bikers! Biogen is giving away a team entry to the Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek! All you need to do is purchase any Biogen product from www.biogen.co.za or your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy and email proof of purchase to tim@biogen.co.za. Accompany your entry with a social media... Read more
What does healthy look like?
Since the advent of mass media, TV, movies and glossy magazines have portrayed svelte and skinny women as alluring and the epitome of health. These ideals have shaped society’s perceptions about how the female form should look. Then came social media, which pushed the feminine ideal further to the... Read more