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Avoid the summer flu – yes, it’s a thing!
Winter is over and, in South Africa, it feels like we’ve skipped right over spring and into summer! That means we’ll likely head poolside and spend more time outdoors, thankful that the dreaded winter flu season is behind us. But before you let your guard down, did you know... Read more
A guide to breastfeeding for active moms
Breast milk provides the ideal nutrition for infants and is considered the “gold standard” for a baby’s digestive system. It contains all the nutrients in the correct amounts to ensure baby grows optimally. For the first six months, breastmilk is sufficient to provide all that baby needs in terms... Read more
Stating the case for short-distance cycling
A ride doesn’t have to hit triple digits to “count”. In fact, several short-distance rides every week are shown to be highly beneficial, not only to your training but to your general health and wellbeing too. It’s no secret that regular (preferably daily) exercise has numerous health benefits. Studies... Read more
If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider a collagen supplement
By Andene Thomson @healthygirl_with_a_sweetooth Collagen supplements are receiving a lot of buzz these days! You’ve probably seen it popping up all over social media and a growing number of different products are hitting shelves worldwide – everything from bars, beverages, cosmetics, supplements, powders and pills. It’s pretty safe to... Read more
Testicular cancer on the rise among young men – report
Testicular cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in males between 14 and 44, with the annual incidence doubling over the past 40 years, according to recent research. Although its incidence is increasing, testicular cancer affects less than 10 men in 100 000 with a 2% risk of developing... Read more
8000 celebrate Spring at the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk
Just under 8,000 participants celebrated the start of the season at the 8th annual Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk on Saturday 14 September. The popular Pretoria-based event took place at the iconic Loftus Versfeld and catered for people of all ages, with 5km, 10km and 15km routes on offer,... Read more
[Recipe] Power protein seed bars
Are you looking for an on-the-go, better-for-you snack to keep your muscles fuelled and your energy reserves topped up? Then look no further than this no-bake power protein bar recipe from USN. It’s a tasty, nutrient-packed snack option that will you leave you feeling full. Ingredients: 1 tbsp coconut... Read more
Brittle bones are made or saved in your 20s
With so many vitamin supplements available on the market, consumers can often feel overwhelmed and might be unsure of which are most relevant to their needs. Take, for instance, millennials, many of whom don’t realise that a calcium supplement isn’t just for their grandparents. The truth is, it’s important... Read more
Runners experience a new side to the city at the Hollard JURA
Over 1500 city runners put away their ties, put down their calculators and forgot about all those spreadsheets as they tackled the 2019 Hollard JURA. The Hollard JURA in partnership with Joburg City Parks and Zoo took place on Saturday, 24 August 2019 at Marks Park, Emmarentia. Runners of... Read more
[SEPT] SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run
Date: 8 September 2019 The East London community is primed for another entertaining day of exercise when the city hosts the SPAR Daily Dispatch Fun Run. The event starts and finishes at the Orient Beach pools and offers a timed 8km race and a fun 4km untimed option. The... Read more