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Fitness SA July/Aug 2014

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.

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you strongest muscle

MY TRAINER IS MILITANT. SHE DOESN’T TAKE ‘NO’ FOR AN ANSWER AND DEVIATING FROM HER PLAN IS NON-NEGOTIABLE. RECENTLY (ALTHOUGH, IT FEELS MORE LIKE CONSTANTLY) I STARTED UPPING THE WEIGHTS I USE DURING TRAINING, ALBEIT IN SMALL INCREMENTS. Doing a goblet squat with 20kg and pushing max reps was tough enough, so when she told me to step it up to 24kg I felt like it was impossible. I thought: “How can she expect me to push out 10 reps with a heavier weight when I barely manage 10 reps on something lighter?” I immediately started thinking her request (read command) was counterintuitive. Thoughts such as “I’m going to aggravate my injury and I’ll be back to square one” rushed through my mind (for those of you who don’t know, I…

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health news

RAW HONEY ALSO HAS A HIGH VITAMIN B6 CONTENT. THIS VITAMIN IS IMPORTANT TO THE HUMAN BODY AS IT IS INVOLVED IN MANY BIOCHEMICAL REACTIONS. CHICKPEAS are a healthy food option because they contain no cholesterol or saturated fat and are rich in protein. Replace refined carbs with one-cup servings of natural diuretics such as artichokes, asparagus or watercress to flush your system of extra water weight. Pineapples are full of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium. They are also rich in fibre. 1.2g of protein and 2.6g of dietary fibre is what you’ll get from 100g of banana. DO YOU SUFFER FROM MENSTRUAL CRAMPS? TRY ADDING 1-2 TEASPOONS OF GROUND FLAXSEED TO YOUR DAILY DIET.…

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lighten skin with neoretin

Neoretin is a range of highly effective skin lightening products that consisits of Neoretin GelCream SPF 50 for day-time use and Neoretin Serum (use of a sunscreen is recommended) for intensive day and/or night use. Neoretin can be used to lighten melasma, dark spots and uneven pigmentation. Ingredients in the Whitening Booster System act to inhibit all stages of melanin production, while the new RetinSphere retinoid technology offers the efficacy of retinoids without the side effects. Neoretin is suitable for skin that doesn’t tolerate hydroquinone (HQ), or when HQ use is discontinued. Neoretin also works in combination with skin lightening procedures, is excellent for use in post aesthetic procedures to prevent post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and has an excellent galenic formulation which ensures full skin coverage and rapid absorption. Available from aesthetic…

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e-fit electro fitness now in sa

Get an effective body-shaping workout in only 20 minutes with E-Fit Electro Fitness. In electro muscle stimulation (EMS) therapy everyone can find the best treatment to suit their needs, be it physical therapy, body shaping, body building, systematic muscle building, weight-loss, purification, cellulite treatment, skin toning and postpartum recovery. The EMS technology is easily adjustable to individual requirements and is suitable for specific post-injury training, even for those with longer recovery times. Additional workout programmes include lymphatic circulation enhancement, relaxation, improving body posture and strengthening dorsal muscles. For bookings or more info contact Sean on 082 562 2854 or visit Ultimate Fitness Centre, 47 Van Riebeeck Ave, Edenvale. “When Sean from E-Fit insisted on letting me try out this new and revolutionary training system and told me it’ll only take about…

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foods that are good for stuffy noses

• Eat spicy foods or foods that contain peppers as this will reduce mucus build-up.• Ginger can help clear a stuffy nose by alleviating inflamed tissues and blood vessels.• Cinnamon has medicinal properties which treat cold symptoms such as nasal congestion and reduce inflammation of tissues. CELERY IS AN EXCELLENT SOURCE OF POTASSIUM, FOLIC ACID, CALCIUM, MAGNESIUM, IRON, PHOSPHORUS, SODIUM, AND PLENTY OF ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS. SUFFERING FROM A VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY COULD LEAVE YOU FEELING FATIGUED, WITH BONE AND MUSCLE PAIN. GET YOUR LEVELS CHECKED REGULARLY TO AVOID THESE SYMPTOMS.…

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pretoria to host miss sa fitness xtreme

IFBB Figure Pro and World Champion, Nina Richter has announced that the fourth BBSA/IFBB Miss SA Fitness Xtreme competition will be held on 11-12 July 2014, at the Pretoria East Event Centre. This unique, women-only competition will be judged by national IFBB judges and accommodates all levels of fitness figures. Entrants can participate in the following 11 categories: Bikini–Under 23 years, under 35 years and over 35 years Fitness Bikini–Under 163cm, over 163cm and over 35 years Body Fitness–Under 163 cm, Under 168 cm and Over 168cm Ladies Fitness Ladies Physique Competitors will compete for their share of R100,000 in prize money. A team will also be selected to compete at the 2014 Arnold Classic in Spain on 28 September 2014. The event will include an exhibition, showcasing everything from hair, nails, shoes and supplements.…