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Disc-Chem Living Fit
[OCT] ILoveBoobies Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Race
Dates: 23 & 24 October 2021 Join this 2-day multi-discipline virtual event that benefits the ILoveBoobies Charity in aid of raising funds to educate, empower and screen disadvantaged South African women for breast cancer. Proceeds from the sale of merchandise and entry fees are used to fund the screening... Read more
Use spring to switch to seasonal eating
Spring is a wonderful time for every health-conscious eater because of the abundance of fresh, seasonal foods that become available at our local greengrocers and organic food stores. While advances in modern farming and food preservation techniques mean that we can find certain fresh foods in supermarkets all year... Read more
5 tips to help you prevent training injuries
An injury can take you out of action for weeks or even months, depending on its type and severity. That’s why many active individuals prefer to take a proactive approach to injury prevention, rather than endure the onerous rigours of rehabilitation. If this approach appeals to you – and... Read more
How antioxidants help your health and recovery
Free radicals have gained a bad reputation in mainstream media over the years. Their highly reactive nature means these molecules can potentially damage cells, proteins and DNA, and they are, therefore, linked to various conditions such as premature ageing and many chronic degenerative diseases. However, the nuance lost in... Read more
[RECIPES] Spring-time smoothie bowl sensations
Nothing screams spring like fresh, bright, cool and creamy smoothie bowls for breakfast! Colourful, fresh produce not only looks enticing but also tastes great and is packed full of nutrients like vitamins, antioxidants and enzymes. Freezing some of your fruit ingredients also helps to create the thick consistency you... Read more
[OCT] Hollard Daredevil Run 2021
Date: 15 October 2021 It’s ballsy, it’s brave and it’s back, bigger than ever. The COVID-edition nationwide Hollard Daredevil Run 2021 is officially open for entries. This one-off event will see brave men in purple speedos run through the streets across the country participating from the comfort of their... Read more
Treat the cause of injury, not the symptom to fully recover
As an active person who constantly pushes yourself, you expose your body to a much greater risk of injury than the average couch potato. And injuries are never pleasant. Besides the pain and discomfort, there is the obvious frustration of having to take a break from training while you... Read more
5 reasons to choose plant milk
Plant milk has become a top-selling product in the plant-based food sector but it’s not just the rising prevalence of lactose intolerance that is driving the trend. People choose plant milks over cow’s milk for various reasons, whether it is for their nutritional value, animal welfare, lower environmental impact,... 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
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