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knees | Longevity Live

Strong, tones muscles will always be a coveted element of health, and for good reason. They cannot be bought, inherited or exchanged, which means that anyone who has them, had to put in the work to build them through different, hard exercises and good diet. Here are the best exercises

Happy steps

One of the greatest motivators for doing something is a sense of being happy. This elation is our bodies’ way of telling us to reinforce certain behavior. In a day and age when we are bombarded by external stress, it’s even more important to have ways and means of feeling

fitness | Longevity LIVE

This time of year, finding motivation for fitness can be difficult, even with all the different routines that are available. It’s time to get back to basics and rediscover the classics, so we went ahead and compiled the best ones for you. In the next section, Nadine Visagie – sports scientist and

active fitness | Longevity Live

Up your fitness equipment with our Top 5 Must Have sports items! Each of these have been hand-picked by our fitness experts. Running Nike FE/NOM Sports Bra  Every active woman should own a good sports bra, which is why the Nike innovation team has put its efforts into designing one

The purpose of exercise and fitness has always been to maintain both physiological and psychological wellbeing. Although this hasn’t changed, the more scientific advances we make in understanding how our bodies work, the more we recognize the aspects to exercise that can help us to achieve optimal health. What shifts

training | Longevity Live

The mind is a powerful tool when it comes to pushing one’s limits; and what’s truly interesting is the mind games we can use to peak performance. In this column Tyrone Wessels, a personal trainer & power yoga instructor, will shed some light on some useful fitness training tips to

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

Discovering South Africa's Small Towns| Longevity

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

Barre 180

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