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Fitness SA January - February 2018

Fitness magazine covers all aspects of the female health and fitness lifestyle, with dedicated training sections that delve into everything related to gym based-training and various sporting codes. This includes health and fitness product news, trends and techniques, as well as expert nutritional and supplementation information from the industry’s top experts – all delivered in a well designed, attractive looking layout that entices readers to carry on feeding their hunger for information.

South Africa
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in with the new... hi there 2018!

What started as a passion project 15 years ago became a career. We first launched our popular Muscle Evolution magazine in 2002, with sister title fitness magazine following not long after, in 2004. We created our own content and promoted local personalities. In doing so, we launched many careers and helped the industry grow. Putting each issue together was my daily grind. Together with an exceptional team we created some amazing content. Conceptualising and laying out the mag was my creative outlet, and once an idea took hold I always saw it through to the final print product. Now, 15 years on and it's time for me to hand over the reigns to someone who is equally as passionate about creating meaningful content that motivates, educates and inspires. A special thank you to you,…

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# strong women

CARA-LISA SHAM, Wellness coach Health blogger, fitness enthusiast, wellness coach and founder of the Caralishious brand @caralishiious CELESTE MACINTOSH, CrossFit Competitor. Renowned CrossFit competitor, Celeste continues to break barriers in her arena. She trains six to seven hours a day, and aims for a top 10 finish at Regionals in 2018. NICOLE WARBURG, Coach and trainer Multiple national fitness champion, CrossFit competitor – 2014 Africa Regionals runner-up – and coach at The Yard Athletic. @livingfitwithnicole LIL BIANCHI KIMBLE, Head coach & owner of OTG Athletic World Champion powerlifter, deadlift world record holder and addict of defying the human condition. GIORGINA SLOTAR, Clinical Nutritionist (Intl. Grad. Dip. Clinical Nutrition, Australia). Giorgina is also a pre- and post-natal exercise specialist, and is a qualified personal trainer through HFPA. CINDY ELLIS, Photographer As a former competitive fitness athlete and an active CrossFit competitor, Cindy’s…

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what’s happening?

27 JAN TRANSBREEDE ULTRA MTB This one-day 120km mountain bike event will comprise trails in Rawsonville, Slanghoek Valley and Bains Kloof. Athletes can expect a tough course with approximately 2500m of ascent and possible temperatures reaching 38°C. The route will traverse over great single tracks, vineyard roads and mountainous areas. DATE: 27 January 2018 VENUE: Du Toit’s Kloof Cellar, Western Cape Visit www.iqela-events.co.za for more info. 23 FEB FEDHEALTH XTERRA GRABOUW The Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw event, the largest Xterra in the world in terms of participation, will be the only event on the local calendar in 2018. Athletes competing at this event stand the chance to qualify for the world championship final in Hawaii later in the year. DATE: 23 – 25 February 2018 VENUE: Grabouw Country Club, Western Cape For further info or to enter visit www.stillwatersports.com 18 FEB SANLAM…

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news flash

TOUGH MUDDER HEADS TO SA Tough Mudder, Inc. and Invictus Events and Entertainment Pty Ltd have partnered to bring the world’s leading obstacle course challenge to South Africa in 2018. The multi-year partnership marks the first time Tough Mudder has licensed its signature challenges in the country and its first on the African continent. Tough Mudder now holds events on five out of the six habitable continents. The inaugural South Africa Tough Mudder weekend will take place on 15-16 September 2018 at Old Mac Daddy in Elgin, Western Cape, South Africa. The weekend will feature Tough Mudder’s eponymous signature challenge, the Tough Mudder, the 16-19km obstacle course challenge that features 20+ obstacles, and the Tough Mudder Half, a 8km course that brings the thrills of Tough Mudder with 11 obstacles.…

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top to toe gorgeousness

Kahve coffee cinnamon body scrub Contains high quantities of caffeine to address cellulite and tighten skin. Avocado and Borage oils nourish and restore skin. R280 (225g) African Extracts Tissue Oil Clinically proven to improve the appearance of scars, blemishes, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, dry and dehydrated skin, fine lines and wrinkles, brittle nails and cuticles, and dry, itchy scalps. R62.99 (60ml) Schick® Hydro Silk Disposable Razor Delivers water-activated moisturising serum while providing a close shave from 5 curve-sensing blades. R99.99 Bubble Purifying + Charcoal Face Mask Sheet Purifying oxygenating face mask sheet made from activated charcoal that begins to bubble and foam when exposed to air to penetrate deep into the skin’s pores to eliminate impurities. R52.99 (20ml) Youthfoil™ Face Mask Sheet A high performance foil backed sheet mask saturated with a double dose of hyaluronic acid. R79.99…

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#what’s hot right now?

“Switch your training up and test your physical and mental mettle against other active members with the app’s new Challenges & Leaderboard features” VIRGIN ACTIVE APP The new Virgin Active app will keep you organised and motivated by allowing active users to synchronise their gym schedules and keep track of their fitness . Switch your training up and test your physical and mental mettle against other active members with the app’s new Challenges & Leaderboard features, which allows users to sign up for specific challenges and view their comparative results. Users can also set their own goals based on their number of workouts, calories, duration or distance with the Goals feature. The innovative SnapCapture feature enables members to take a snap of their workout or workout equipment, which automatically syncs with the…