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Muscle & Fitness Hers South AfricaMuscle & Fitness Hers South Africa

Muscle & Fitness Hers South Africa July - August 2019

Essential reading for dedicated fitness enthusiasts and competitive athletes.

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South Africa
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English
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DHS Media Group
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MAKING THE INVESTMENT… We’re bombarded almost daily with people who are looking for us to invest with them, fielding phone calls from clearly overcrowded call centers on the greatest next big venture, someone who claims they can navigate the choppy waters of cryptocurrency and guarantee returns 10-fold or the dreaded “no, we are not selling you a cellphone contract” call. They come in all shapes and forms and none of them start off honestly, which in itself should signal a warning sign. Don’t get me wrong; there are many great investment vehicles, locally as well as offshore and more often than not it’s the ones you’ve researched. For me though, the best investment you can make is in yourself. Self-betterment is so often overlooked and pushed aside, but why not just…

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muscle & fitness hers

EDITORIAL Managing Editor Jason Fleetwood - jason@dhsmedia.co.za Client & Digital Manager Louise Van Der Nat - louise@dhsmedia.co.za Illustration Editor Craig Toontas - craig@dhsmedia.co.za Motoring Editor John Page - john@dhsmedia.co.za Senior Photographer Garreth Barclay - garreth@dhsmedia.co.za Senior Photo Editor Luba V Nel - luba@dhsmedia.co.za Food Editor Izelle Hoffman - izelle@dhsmedia.co.za ART & PHOTOGRAPHY Designer Koketso Moganetsi Photo Director Garreth Barclay ADVERTISING National Sales Manager Pieter Lourens - pieter@dhsmedia.co.za OFFICE: 1st Floor, Block 6, Fourways Office Park, Cnr Roos St and Fourways Blvd, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa PHONE: + (27) 10 006 0051 WEB: MUSCLEANDFITNESSHERS.CO.ZA FACEBOOK: MUSCLE & FITNESS HERS SOUTH AFRICA TWITTER: @M&FHERSMAG INSTAGRAM: @MUSCLEANDFITNESSHERSMAG WEIDER PUBLICATIONS, LLC A SUBSIDIARY OF AMERICAN MEDIA, INC. Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer David Pecker Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Hyson Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Chris Polimeni Executive Vice President, Digital Media Operations/ Chief Information Officer David Thompson Senior Vice President/Chief Digital Officer Brian Kroski Senior Vice President,…

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hot list

NUTRITION USN B4-BURN B4-Burn Sherbet is a thermogenic, powerful pre-workout formulated with patented ingredients to boost energy and stamina while aiding weight loss and toning. R264, usn.co.za BIOGEN LEAN AMINOS Biogen Lean Aminos has been specially formulated by women, for women. The unique blend of BCAAs, essential amino acids, and ingredients has been designed to support energy, endurance and focus required to improve overall physical performance before, during and after training. The added L-Carnitine and Chromium may also support the breakdown of body fat and convert it into usable energy. Plus, it’s available in three delicious flavours: Icy Blue Raspberry, Island Punch and Litchi-Strawberry. R289.95, usn.co.za GEAR UNDER ARMOUR Under Armour has announced the launch of their latest technology in footwear. UA THREADBORNE BLUR is a global release of a technical running shoe built for speed. From its lightweight…

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wonder women

There’s nothing Jessie Graff likes to do more than to defy gravity. Whether she’s scaling 15-foot-high walls, jumping nearly five feet in the air, or hanging from ledges the width of a ruler, the 34-year-old American Ninja Warrior queen and professional stuntwoman appears to have superhuman strength and power. But while her natural tenacity and hyperfocus on being her best help, Graff works hard to make things look so easy. As one of the top obstacle competitors on the planet — male or female — Graff is constantly looking for new ways to train. The entryway of her Southern California home in the US is a 360-degree gym, complete with climbing walls, padded floors, and hanging bars. She’s even got a backyard trampoline and treadmill pool. “My life’s mission has been…

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wonder woman workout

THE BIGGEST SECRET behind Jessie Graff’s amazing, gravity-defying moves? She loves to train — and has a ton of fun doing so. Even when she’s pushing past boundaries that most of us could only imagine achieving, Graff says she just wants to enjoy herself. “I try not to place any limits on what I do”, she notes. That said, Graff is also very good at listening to her body, so if any of her exercises feel uncomfortable, ease up. (We’ve provided modifications for nearly every move here.) Her routines vary with the day, but here’s a sampling of her favourite training moves that help keep her in top form for whatever insane challenge she takes on. CLASSIC PULL-UP STRENGTHENS BACK, SHOULDERS, ARMS, CORE Hang from a pull-up bar with hands slightly wider than…

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training

When we want something, we want it now! We live in a society where instant gratification has become the norm, health and fitness not excluded. However, a new study published in the American Academy for Neurology showed that middle-aged women with high physical fitness were nearly 90 percent less likely to develop dementia decades later, compared to women who were moderately fit. It’s time to change our mindsets when it comes to our health and fitness and look more towards the future than the immediate now, keep going! Your body and mind will thank you later.…

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