Having the right gear in your gym bag will ensure a productive workout session. Here are a few essentials: A pre-workout snack Registered dietician at Virgin Active South Africa, Sandi van Zyl, recommends eating a light meal one to two hours before your workout. If you’re short on time, a
We no longer have to guess. Harvard Medical School released a paper outlining the only five exercises we need to practice to get the best outcome for our bodies. And the results are surprising! Don’t like going to the gym? No problem! Part of the reason that these exercises are so fantastic is that you don’t necessarily
Running has been considered to cause more harm than good for you as you age. Indeed for several years researchers feared the long-term effect of the then ‘new jogging craze’ would be floods of orthopaedic injuries, with older runners permanently limped by their exercise habit. However, a study by the
If you’re looking for a way to tone up, feel lighter on your feet and build muscle without bulking up, then it’s time to go burn the floor and hit the barre. What is It? Barre comes in a different variations, but fundamentally it’s an exercise routine based on providing
Jillian Michaels is showing us how to be a mom of two, with a ripped body. The Biggest Loser trainer is back, without being gentle or kind. Motherhood is making it easier for her to relate to women’s weight-loss troubles. This hardcore ‘fitness fundi’ reveals how you can stay lean and mean. Jillian
In our opinion, Carrie Underwood deserves a high-five for her fitness regime. Her hard work and determination is admirable. Though she has days where she feels sluggish, she never lets it get in her way. “I love being in the gym so it’s kinda rare when I do have a day
This year is all about breaking down identity stereotypes – and yoga is no exception. Yoga-wear brands are taking a stand against the idea that yoga is just for women. While there has traditionally been less choice for men, than women, when it comes to yoga-wear, this is no longer the
Are you experiencing hot flashes, mood swings and sleepless nights as a result of Menopause? If yes, then regular exercise is your new best friend. Being a women, means experiencing the dreaded symptoms caused by Menopause. It is natural and inescapable, however its disruptions can be alleviated through regular fitness.
Leading fitness authority, TV personality, best-selling author, entrepreneur and frequent guest on national media – Jennifer Cohen wants you to re-energize your approach to wellness using her straight-forward, tech-savvy technique. What Does Jennifer Cohen Believe? She may be the fitness leader of exercise regimes, but her work has now extended beyond ‘just training’.
If you are wanting to get fitter and healthier, it may just be better to get your partner to workout with you in order to achieve better results. A study done by the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University, surveyed married couples who joined health clubs together, and the results were