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Fitness SA September - October 2017

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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get connected!

I HAVE A LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH SOCIAL MEDIA. I love it for the power it has to connect us, and for its use as a knowledge-sharing platform. It's also an enormous source of inspiration for billions of people around the world. You've undoubtedly heard the term 'influencers' before – individuals who have an above average impact on niche markets (like fitness). These are normal people with big voices online, and they're passionate about motivating their followers, and sharing daily their experience and know-how, just like our cover girl, Instagram phenomenon and self-styled 'queen of workouts', Alexia Clarke. Personally, I love her vibe and how she approaches her workouts. The moves aren't quite the norm, but they're just as effective and they keep training fun. If you haven't already, check out her…

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# strongwomen

LAETITIA DEE, Life Coach CEO & founder of Laetus Life, Life Coach, weight management coach (HFPA), motivational speaker, and Supashape ambassador. Holds a BA Psychology Degree.www.laetuslife.com 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. GEMMA OBERHOLZER, BSc (hons) Food Science and Nutrition Food scientist by trade, and a health and fitness enthusiast by choice. Gemma founded the Gempopfitness brand, spreading scientifically-backed and lifestyle-focused health advice. @gempopfitness 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…

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what's happening?

02 SEPT NEON RUN Get ready, set, glow! Jozi runners and party animals will once again light up the night with the lights and sounds of the Neon Run Johannesburg. The 5km course, which entrants can run, walk, skate or cycle, is lavishly lit with spectacular light activations and participants are rewarded at the finish line with entertainment from a variety of SA’s hottest musical acts. DATE: 2 September 2017 VENUE: St Stithians College, Sandton Tickets are available at www.neonrun.co.zawith a range of options available. 16 SEPT WARRIOR RACE SERIES South Africa’s largest obstacle course race series, the Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok consists of eight events in four provinces, offering three distances where athletes from different sporting disciplines can compete against one another. The event incorporates trail running with various physical challenges in the form of obstacles. Toyota…

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love the skin you're in!

Know your skin type : “Skincare products usually target at least one skin type, so know yours,” says Lauren Campbell, fashion and beauty blogger of Fashionista CT Blog. pHformula SOS rescue cream This barrier cream is ideal for dry and very sensitive skin and anyone suffering from psoriasis or eczema. From R646.50 pHformula E.X.F.O. cleanse A multi-functional cleanser that removes makeup and impurities, exfoliates and hydrates. From R340 (100ml) SVR Physiopure Gel Moussante A cleansing range for all skin types. All products cleanse and remove makeup. R230 (200ml) SKN Logic SKNprotect SPF30 with Raspberry Extract A sun protection cream that offers certified high broad-spectrum UVA/ UVB protection and anti-ageing benefits. R140 La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo SPF30 An anti-blemish cream clinically proven to unclog pores and refine skin texture. R250 SVR Clairial Creme SPF50 Used in the treatment of dark spots and pigmentation. The serum helps erase darks…

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#what’s hot right now?

“According to the Global Fitness App Market 2017-2021 report, the global fitness app market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 29.45% between 2017-2021.” FREE LETICS Ga personal plan based on your fitness level and goals with the range of Freeletics apps, which include Freeletics Bodyweight (train anywhere, any time with no equipment), Running and Gym . The free versions of these apps contain a selection of workouts accessible to everyone. A Nutrition app is also available. Users can also purchase access to the Freeletics Training Coach – a state-of-the-art digital trainer that builds tailored week-by-week training plans, completely customised to the user using artificial intelligence learnt from millions and adapted to the individual. The Training Coach analyses performance, tracks progress and adapts training plans accordingly over time.…

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my week as a competitive triathlete & fitness pro

monday 04h30 Wake up, make my bulletproof coffee for sustained energy, along with coconut and peanut butter oats. 05h30 Arrive at Virgin Active Alice Lane to train clients. 09h30 Fuel up with an egg wrap. 11h00 Hit the road for a 1h30 run – about 18-20km. 12h30 Down a chocolate milk drink for recovery, then take a nap. 15h00 Time for 45 minutes of core work and a 6km swim with my Trifactri teammates. 18h00 Tonight’s dinner is sweet potato, chicken, avo and green beans. tuesday 05h30 Functional and specific training with my morning clients. 10h30 1h30m Wattbike session with 5 x 8-minute intervals. 12h00 Head home for a power nap and some lunch. 14h00 Back in the water for a 4.2km swim with my coach and teammates. 16h00 Back to work for a few evening clients. I will sip on Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy throughout the evening sessions to keep me fuelled and aid…