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Olympic athletes get a boost from Planet Fitness
Planet Fitness has given the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and the South African Olympic and Paralympic teams a major boost with a R15-million investment for team fitness and high-performance training. Over 260 Team South Africa (SA) athletes will gain access to 47 Planet Fitness clubs... Read more
Understand the exercise band basics
Fitness industry experts tend to bandy about numerous terms and names for the exercise equipment and tools they use, which can be confusing. And the abundance of exercise bands (also known as resistance or workout bands) you can buy and use is no exception. The band benefits: Versatile multi-use... Read more
Data shows health clubs are not COVID-19 hotspots
There is an assumption that health and fitness clubs may be a high-risk environment for COVID-19 infections. While no-one can completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19 in fitness centres – or anywhere in society – new evidence suggests that health clubs are not primary drivers of transmission and that... Read more
Find weight-loss success with our fat-fighting toolkit
In our on-going battle against the bulge, everyone can benefit from some extra help, especially in these challenging times. To better navigate the complexities of weight-loss in lockdown, we’ve created the ultimate fat-loss toolkit to ensure you tick all the right boxes. Find the right nutrition plan Finding the... Read more
Fundiswa lost 24kg in 9 months with Herbex!
Fundiswa started modelling while growing up in Colenso in KwaZulu-Natal. But any aspirations she had to make this her career faded away in high school. “I started gaining weight because I was eating junk food and, later, drinking alcohol. I became lazy and was also always tired. Eventually, I... Read more
Potent USN pre-workout gets the Qhush treatment
The success of the Qhush Spike x300 energy drink range has prompted USN to transfer these popular flavours to its potent XTS Hyperdrive pre-workout. Every serving of USN XTS Hyperdrive delivers a powerful energy surge without the crash for longer-lasting endurance and greater peak strength with: 1,000 mg of... Read more
Meet lean machine Wiehann van Wyk, #TeamRED’s new recruit
Wiehann van Wyk has dedicated most of his life to achieving his fitness goals and pursuing a career in the industry. Wiehann had an active childhood but it was only after he matriculated that he took up the art of sculpting his body. He started off with just a... Read more
Unlock stiff winter joints and relieve aches and pains
If you tend to feel inflexible during the colder months, or experience more aches and pains in your joints, you can counteract the effects the cold weather with a proactive and dynamic approach. It’s not the cold that stiffens joint structures, though, at least not directly. It’s actually a... Read more
Spotify launches personalised workout playlists
Consumers have embraced creative ways to stay active during lockdowns, from new workout environments and creative at-home workouts to taking advantage of the outdoors. And with the variety of workouts and outdoor activities available, people are looking for ways to replace their previous mainstay workout playlist to stay motivated... Read more
The dangers of training when sick
When active individuals get sick, it can seem tempting to keep training as normal so that you don’t lose any fitness. To determine if you can or should train when you start with those sniffles, it’s important to determine if it’s a cold or the flu. Discern winter diseases... Read more