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Fitness Chat with Joan Venter

Fitness Chat with Joan Venter

Joan Venter considers herself a late bloomer in the sense that fitness and living a healthy lifestyle became part of her life only after her kids had been born. Joan started to train regularly only in her late 20s. Up till then, she never had […]

Fitness Chat with Marisca de Beer

Fitness Chat with Marisca de Beer

Marisca de Beer is a fitness fanatic who is currently in a relationship with peanut butter, enjoys the occasional butt rub and a pizza date. In her younger days, she participated in sports such as athletics, netball, and tennis but was never really the “A […]

Fitness Myths That You Need to Know

Fitness Myths That You Need to Know

The fitness industry gets noisy sometimes with fitness myths and out of this world fitness advice. There’s someone with a diet that works and they push it in your face to try it. If you are female, someone will say to you that lifting weights […]

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 […]

How to Maintain Weight after Weight Loss

How to Maintain Weight after Weight Loss

Brilliant content about how to lose weight has and is being churned out in impressive amounts. This is because we all want to lose weight for various reasons and are constantly seeking ways to do so. And almost all of us have succeeded in losing […]

[Feature Friday] Why Women Should Lift Weights

[Feature Friday] Why Women Should Lift Weights

This weeks’ Fitness Chat Feature Friday is with Rochelle Louw, a Biokenist at the University of Pretoria and was recommended by the Biokinetics Association of South Africa. She discusses why women should lift weights in depth, backed by science. The idea is to change the […]

Workout Motivation Tips

Workout Motivation Tips

Do you have a gym membership but struggle to make use of it because you lack the motivation to workout? Did you set fitness goals for this year but are already battling to meet them because motivation has somehow fizzled? Do you want to exercise […]

4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

As defined by the Mayo Clinic, metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. The body expends energy even when you are at rest. You burn calories sitting on the couch all day but there are ways […]