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The latest extreme-sports craze sweeping the globe, kite buggying involves being dragged along at speeds of up to 110 kph by a giant kite. Adrenaline-junkie Dan Roberts risks life and limb to give it a try. If you ever flew a stunt kite in the park as a kid, you’ll

knees

A recent study published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology found that nearly two-thirds of women aged 50 and over experienced persistent, incident or intermittent knee pain. Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Lipalo Mokete explains that certain factors associated with aging can increase your likelihood of knee dysfunction: Obesity: “When it comes

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The face of obesity in South Africa The statistics are alarming. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa, the country has the highest obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa, with up to 70% of women and a third of men classified as overweight or obese. Worse, the problem

Just for you! We have compiled 100 simple ways to be healthy and how you can change small things that lead to big results. Before long, you’ll find that these habits start to accumulate, and these changes can stick. In no time, you’ll wake up and discover that you’re leading

eccentric training [Longevity LIVE]

I’m somebody that has to be active one way or another. Whether it’s dancing, going to play tennis or hitting the gym hard. Yet, once I’m in a routine, it’s difficult to find ways to get better results. I’ve found that we push ourselves, harder and harder- and then, BOOM we hit a

exercise | Longevity Live

One of the biggest reasons behind failure is the misalignment of objectives. In today’s article we will reveal why you need to exercise with a purpose to ensure long term commitment and success. So why do you exercise? To feel appreciated by yourself and / or others. It feels invigorating.

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Over the last 30 years, children’s fitness levels worldwide have declined! A study led by Dr Grant Tomlinson, an exercise physiologist at the University of South Australia, has found that children today are around 15% less fit than their parents were. Fitness Opportunities And this makes sense. “We have kids

interval training | Longevity Live

Many of us want to get in and out the gym as quickly as possible but still have an effective workout. This goal is achievable but will require a bit of planning. Here I will explain how you can ensure an successful fitness program using interval training. Cardio & interval

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

We spoke to three healthy-living experts to find out how to drop those last few kilos safely and stay fit. The festive season is soon upon us. In South Africa, that means long, balmy days lounging by the poolside or at the beach in December, which is in just a few short