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Month: March 2017

Running Safety Tips – Inspired by Kelly Herron

Running Safety Tips – Inspired by Kelly Herron

This post, on running safety tips, has been inspired by Kelly Herron’s fighting spirit during the chilling ordeal which she went through on 5 March. Kelly was allegedly attacked in a public restroom at a Seattle park during an afternoon run. She later wrote on […]

What Essential Supplements Should You Be Taking?

What Essential Supplements Should You Be Taking?

I  attended a fitness seminar for women organised by  Ripped Femme. One of the speakers at the event was recognised weight-loss expert,  and creator of Ripped Femme, Don Gauvreau. Don is nicknamed ‘the supplement Godfather’ because of his in-depth knowledge and ability to continually develop […]

Fitness Chat with Sibusiso Kotelo

Fitness Chat with Sibusiso Kotelo

Sibusiso Kotelo trains aggressively hard and says food manipulation, with a good balance of carbs, proteins, and fats is key when he is bulking. When he is not moving iron around in the gym, 25-year-old Sibusiso is sitting in class, studying towards becoming a  personal […]

Killer Fat Burning HIIT Workout You Should Try Out

Killer Fat Burning HIIT Workout You Should Try Out

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) saves time and boosts metabolism. What makes HIIT  workout effective as a fat burning workout is that it produces excess post-oxygen consumption, (EPOC). HIIT increases the resting metabolic rate for the following 24 hours. This means the fat-burning party isn’t over […]

How to Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite and Stretch marks

How to Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite and Stretch marks

I am pretty certain we all know that you cannot get rid of cellulite and stretch marks but can reduce their appearance. As one who has been prone to both since I can remember, I have searched high and low for remedies over the years, […]

[Feature Friday] How to Get Your Body in Shape after Pregnancy

[Feature Friday] How to Get Your Body in Shape after Pregnancy

This week’s Feature Friday is with Carmen Douglas-Kilfoil. She discusses how to get your body in shape after pregnancy. Carmen has been working in fitness and training clients since 2007, with a special focus and interest in pregnancy and postpartum training. She has also been […]

Fitness Chat with Shadine Nortje

Fitness Chat with Shadine Nortje

21 year old Shadine Nortje has always had a passion for fitness since her high school days. Unlike most athletes, Shadine has not always been in shape but has consistently trained hard to achieve her current physique. Shadine’s biggest transformation has been during the past […]