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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
Study shows creatine fuels and protects muscle
We know that creatine is a wonder product – there is extensive research to back up this claim. And creatine monohydrate is particularly effective due to its muscle uptake and ability to increase high-intensity exercise capacity. Not only does it increase power and strength, but it also boosts muscle... Read more
Avoid the winter workout rut
Are you using the weather as an excuse to miss those home workouts? Are you struggling to find your mojo when it’s cold? Training during winter is not always easy, but it is possible. Here are 6 ways to stay motivated and on track throughout the colder months: #1... Read more
The importance of an intra-workout supplement
We all know how important that post-workout protein shake is – it stops muscle tissue breakdown and kickstarts the anabolic (muscle-building) process. But why wait until after your workout to give your muscles a beneficial boost of amino acids? A potent combination of ingredients Research suggests that drinking a... Read more
How SA’s Fittest Man is training through lockdown
Jason Smith is South Africa’s Fittest Man – he’s a multiple SA CrossFit champion and a three-time CrossFit Games athlete – the pinnacle of the sport globally. And with the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games, which are scheduled to go ahead from 29 July to 2 August, not yet cancelled... Read more
Hack your lockdown home workout
If you weren’t able to beat the lockdown deadline to buy yourself a resistance band, medicine ball or kettlebell for your daily workouts at home, here are a few fun and innovative ways you can add some weight to your training. Water weights If you’ve stocked up on bottled... Read more
Turn your daily at-home exercise into a game
If you’re struggling to stay motivated during the lockdown, perhaps it’s time to add a new dimension to your training. Various app developers have ‘gamified’ exercise by blending technology and fitness in the virtual world. What is gamification While the concept of gamification is by no means new, it... Read more
Join JEFF Together, powered by Vitality for daily at-home workouts
Looking for a fun way to stay fit, healthy, connected, hopeful and smiling during the lockdown? Join JEFF Together, powered by Vitality for free, daily, live workouts. The group was started by Johno’s eFitness Faculty and has grown exponentially in the last 2 weeks. Log on & get active... Read more
Gym and the coronavirus – training amid a global health pandemic
The government wants to contain the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and self-isolation. To this effect, President Ramaphosa declared a state of disaster which, among other measures, seeks to limit gatherings of 100 people or more. And there are few places, other than corporate offices, where people are... Read more
Time for an at-home training revival: Try these 4 FREE home workouts
As concerns around the spread of COVID-19 rise, and efforts to contain it intensify, people are understandably avoiding crowded places. For many, the gym tops that list because it can be a risky environment. This close proximity and the many hands that touch dumbbells, bars, kettlebells and cardio equipment... Read more