Category: Fitness

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How Mandela stayed fit: From his ‘matchbox’ Soweto home to a prison cell

The spread of the coronavirus has forced millions all over the world to retreat to base and abandon outdoor exercise and gym sessions. If they own a big house and garden, it’s manageable, but many live in shacks, cramped houses or tiny high-rise flats. How can they avoid going to seed during lockdown? Gavin Evans takes a look at how former boxer and South African liberation struggle icon...

Four telltale signs that you may be sensitive to gluten

Gluten sensitivity can cause chronic damage throughout the body. Worryingly, sometimes the gluten sufferer is not even aware of the effects of gluten.  “It’s important to look at the nutritional value when buying food products,” says Minke Helena, a dietetics student. The main thing about gluten intolerance is that you obviously have to avoid gluten products such as pasta, bread, crackers, oats and rusks. “People suffering from gluten...

8 tricks that will help you deal with indigestion during pregnancy

Throughout the pregnancy, your body goes through a lot of changes. Physically, hormonally, mentally, and emotionally – in every aspect, you feel them. Indigestion during pregnancy is one such issue that impacts almost every woman who is undergoing pregnancy.  Of course, it is normal but if it is creating major problems for you then it might be dangerous for you. That’s why you need to understand about this...

Study suggests that improper sleep might impact the way you react emotionally

Sleep is not just good for your physical health but it has a lot to do with your mental and emotional health too. Have you ever noticed that when you are sleep deprived then you feel very insecure emotionally? You feel agitated and irritated at times? Also, you broke down way too easily when you haven’t slept properly?  If the answer to all the above questions is a...

Weight loss: Best fat burning workout routine to do at home during lockdown – full plan

WEIGHT LOSS is not easy at any time and the coronavirus lockdown means many fitness routines have been thrown out the window. Fitness expert Alex Crockford explained how to burn fat in just 20 minutes at home. This is the full workout plan.Want to know more on Weight loss: Best fat burning workout routine to do at home during lockdown - full plan click here go to diet...

Three graphs which suggest lockdown is working in South Africa

South Africa is handling the global health crisis well. Surprisingly well, some have suggested. The infection rate in Mzansi isn’t behaving how many predicted it would – and that’s a good thing. Cases remain low, the death toll is yet to escalate, and a nation is pulling its weight during an extended lockdown period. President Cyril Ramaphosa put SA into lockdown early, and he did it in uncompromising...

Here’s how to stretch your lockdown legs – and your sense of humour

It’s meant to bring a little bit of lightheartedness to our suddenly anxious and/or chaotic days (if you have small kids!). We’re all in this together, no matter who you are. It’s going to be hard either way, but we can do this and if this makes you smile even a little bit, that’s a good thing. #21Stretches Gwen was determined to use these 21 days for good....

Make working out at home easier and more effective with these 11 golden rules

Gyms closed! Yoga studios closed! Parks… well, unfortunately, entry is banned there too. So what can fitness freaks do now?  Frankly, we don’t have any other option but to take our workouts home-something we have been doing for weeks now (thanks, lockdown!). Of course, the real challenge is recreating that gym-like full-throttle environment which gives us the motivation to keep at it.  After all, that “I can also...
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