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Top 5 Fitness Apps of 2020

The Top 5 Fitness Apps of 2020 With gyms opening back up we can shift our focus towards fitness again! This can become rather intimidating, but like most things; getting started is the biggest hurdle. That’s where these top 5 fitness apps come in. What better way to walk back into the gym or start…

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The Benefits of visiting a Biokineticist

THE BENEFITS OF VISITING A BIOKINETICIST Biokinetics means life through movement, it is the way of improving an individual’s quality of life through movement and exercise. A biokineticist is a person who prescribes scientifically-based physical activities to promote health, maintain and improve physical abilities and facilitate injury rehabilitation. Biokineticists are medically trained therapists registered with…

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World’s Top Influencers 2020

Get to know the real wonder woman! you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking to get in shape, these fitness influencers can offer you inspiration and ideas. Find your #fitspiration via their popular fitness accounts. Number 1: Michelle Lewin (@michelle_lewin) With more than 13 million followers on Instagram, this fitness model/bodybuilder is at the top…

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3 Easy and Healthy Recipes to Keep Focus on your Fitness Goals

Although we definitely miss going out to our favourite restaurant, being home has created a unique opportunity for us to cultivate healthy habits. Fueling your body with nutrients and quality produce will not only help you keep in physical shape but mentally agile too. Being at home all day opens the door to unlimited snacking,…

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Getting back into fitness after a break

There’s nothing better than holiday time where you can sit back, relax, and indulge- especially over the Festive Season!  Getting in shape has always been one of the New-Year Resolutions that always appear at the top of our list, but it’s not always that easy to hop back into your routine. Here are our top…

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The benefits of a personal trainer

From Jill Micheals yelling at the contestants on The Biggest Loser, to some magazine quoting Kim K’s personal trainer on the latest juicing cleanse- we’ve all seen professional personal trainers somewhere in the media. Seeing that muscle-mountain man with the branded gym shirt on at the gym can be intimidating, thinking they might judge us…

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Shredding for Summer

South African summers are notoriously hot, and then there’s the weather… All jokes aside, it’s almost a crime to wear anything but shorts during summer in South Africa. That’s why it’s the best time to show off all your hard work done in the gym. If you haven’t started yet, or slightly behind schedule- don’t…

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Top training advice from celeb trainers

Celebrities have it easy(ier)when it comes to training & working out. They have dedicated trainers, chefs, and a whole lot of equipment to help them perfect their bodies. As non-celebrities, we don’t necessarily have all these components to get that dream body because you know, life. We’ve rounded up the best fitness advice from some…

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The best HIIT workout for your Fitness goal

The fitness world is buzzing about the wonders of high-intensity interval training (HIIT). From the bikini body guide guru Kayla Itsines to Arnold Classic winner, Kai Greene; this workout is all but a fitness trend. Building muscle, enhancing endurance and we admit, shedding (a lot) of those extra kilos, are just some of the benefits that…

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Tips for Finding Motivation to head over to the Gym

There is nothing more exciting than that home-time feeling after a long day of grinding at the Office. We know that a sweat session at the gym is probably not on top of the priority list.  Sure, that post-workout feeling Is amazing, but it’s that pre- “do I really want to gym if I can…

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Popular Diets Explained

We all have that one friend who jumps from diet trend to diet trend; who can’t stop talking about how their latest diet has revolutionized their lives. Sometimes, it seems like you hear about the latest fad diet every other day.  Finding one that suits your lifestyle and eating preferences can be very difficult (especially…

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Why you need a fitness friend in February

For some the month of love only means the opportunities to have a cheat day on the 14th (or the 15th when all the chocolate is on discount). For us, however, February is the month we like to celebrate having a fitness friend.   Your gym buddy doesn’t need to be Mr Muscles or Miss IFBB…

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