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Disc-Chem Living Fit
More ways to exercise at home thanks to Dis-Chem Living Fit
Your home workout routine just got more exciting! Dis-Chem has added new items to its popular Living Fit exercise equipment range. The latest additions include a soft yet durable yoga mat, as well as a skipping rope and a speed rope to add some intensity and variety to your... Read more
Make the right choice, HIIT or LSD?
Endurance athletes know that a combination of short, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), with higher volume, long, slow duration/distance (LSD) sessions is best for fitness. However, the debate tends to get more polarised when discussed in the context of fat and weight loss and improved health. READ MORE: Cardio revolution:... Read more
Weight loss versus fat loss: what’s the difference?
Does your fat loss plan carry any weight? We demystify these two terms so you know which foe you are up against. The terms ‘fat loss’ and ‘weight loss’ are often used interchangeably by those of us who strive for a leaner, more toned body. However, there are fundamental... Read more
[OCT] JEFF Fitness live workout
Date: Saturday, 10 October 2020 South Africa’s biggest cities will get moving at the same time in an incredible display of unity as the 50,000 JEFF Fitness community unite to get fit and healthy. With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, we are now able to unite beyond the confines... Read more
A CrossFit coach explains why high-intensity workouts are best for fat loss
CrossFit consists of constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movements. There are no routines and no isolation exercises. Rather, the focus is on compound exercises or full-body movements, which are performed in short bursts, at maximal effort. Targets the entire body “A simple example would be the benchmark workout – Fran... Read more
Cardio revolution: A better, more effective way to get your cardio on!
Successful fat loss hinges on your ability to effectively combine the right approach in three basic but essential elements – diet, weight training and cardio, in that order. As they say in the industry, “you can’t out-train a bad diet”! That’s why getting your nutrition game on point is... Read more
5 gym bag essentials
Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, serious lifter or weekend warrior, there are a few essentials you should have with you for every training session. These tools will help make your exercise experience more effective and enjoyable, whether you’re training inside or outside the gym. 1. Gym gloves Protect your... Read more