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Local pro triathlete shares his virtual racing experience
Kyle Buckingham is a double Ironman Champion and one of South Africa’s most successful pro triathletes. Based in the spiritual home of local triathlon, Port Elizabeth, Kyle has become renowned the world over for his potent bike leg and his strength on the run. Kyle attributes these strengths to... Read more
[RECIPE] Protein-packed overnight oats
Looking for a convenient grab-and-go wholesome breakfast? Let us introduce you to the wonder that is overnight oats. This is an on-trend no-cook method for making every health enthusiast’s favourite breakfast, rolled oats! We’ve also added in a protein punch to make sure you start your day with everything... Read more
5 reasons to start running
With no immediate end in sight to lockdown restrictions, we’ll all need to find new ways to stay fit and active. So rather than becoming frustrated by being cooped up indoors, why not take to the streets and join all those walkers and runners for some fresh air and... Read more
[OCT] Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run
DATE: 3 & 4 October 2020 The organisers and sponsors of the Clarens Mountain Matha Trail Run have announced a new race date following the event’s postponement due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. While there are no guarantees, based on the limited options for a new date in the... Read more
Friends of Falke South Africa encourage you to stay fit at home
Falke, a locally designed and manufactured leading local sock brand available at select Dis-Chem stores, is encouraging endurance athletes to stay fit, healthy, and positive during the lockdown. We spoke to friends of the brand, Falke-sponsored athlete Natia Van Heerden and Falke ambassador Ziyaad Solomon for useful tips on... Read more
4 moves for a full-body stretch
With gyms closed and outdoor exercise banned during the 5-week lockdown, we’re all moving less than usual. Faced with this new normal, it’s vital to work in set periods of activity to break up all that time spent sitting at your makeshift workspace at home, or the hours spent... Read more
New Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ series launches globally
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®, a part of The IRONMAN Group, today announced the addition of the Rock ‘n’ Roll® Virtual Running™ (VR™) series to its portfolio of events. This innovative virtual running club platform gives walkers and runners a start line from anywhere in the world with... Read more
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