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Month: January 2017

[Review] NikeWomen Live Event at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

[Review] NikeWomen Live Event at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

On Saturday, 28 January 2017, I attended the Nike+ Training Club (NTC) which was hosted by NikeWomen Live. Over 1000 women were in attendance and according to NikeWomen, this so far was the largest workout session in Africa! It was fantastic to see so many […]

Fitness Chat with Zaakirah Khalek

Fitness Chat with Zaakirah Khalek

Zaakirah Khalek is a beast in the gym; she currently squats 105kg and deadlifts 120kg. Zak, as she is commonly known, held a full-time corporate job in HR before quitting it in December last year to pursue a full-time career in fitness. She is now […]

No, You Don’t Need to Detox to Lose Weight

No, You Don’t Need to Detox to Lose Weight

We hear it all the time! “I need to lose weight, but first I must do a detox.” And around this time of the year when we are recovering from the festive season, almost everyone is looking for concoctions to help them detox.  The fact […]

Understanding CrossFit with Alan Foulis

Understanding CrossFit with Alan Foulis

Understanding CrossFit with Alan Foulis CrossFit has been bashed left, right and center since its formal establishment in 2000. Negative opinions surround the sport. The shared view? “CrossFit is dangerous and promotes bad form.” I, however, see bad form and bizarre stuff in the traditional […]

7 Running Tips for Beginners

7 Running Tips for Beginners

Setting out to road or trail running can be a complicated mission if you do not have the basic running strategies in place. Running becomes enjoyable when you learn the few tricks there is to it. Following these 7 running tips for beginners will help you […]

Gym  Dos and Don’ts for  Fitness Resolutions

Gym Dos and Don’ts for Fitness Resolutions

It’s January and gyms are starting to fill up with the “new year’s resolutions crowd”. Almost everyone can or is probably betting that this lot will give up on their new year’s fitness resolutions in a few weeks’ time.  Gyms are full of judgmental folks […]

5 Best YouTube Home Exercise Channels

5 Best YouTube Home Exercise Channels

Not everyone can afford a gym membership and put the gym price tag aside, some people simply like the convenience, privacy and all other advantages that come with at home exercise. When I got serious about training in 2013, I did not join a gym. […]