Category Archive: Hiking

Sunday Hiking and Walk – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 3 Dec 2017

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The rain stopped at around 7am and by 8 o’clock, Johannesburg had beautiful blue skies. Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve is a lush green landscape due to the good rains of the past few days.… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 1 Oct 2017

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We had pleasant hiking weather, very nice people in the 3 groups (5K walk, 11K and 13K hikes) and a great workout – we met friends and made new friendships. Thanks to all… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk-Klipriviersberg­ Nature Reserve – 3 Sept 2017

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Johannesburg celebrated the arrival of Spring with fantastic weather: it was a cold 6C (43F) at 5am which gradually warmed up to 24C (75F) by midday. A sunny, cloudless day throughout… It was… Continue reading

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health

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Research shows a simple walk in the woods can do a body — and a mind — good. On a recent morning in late July, Ben Page leads six hikers about a quarter-mile… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk-Klipriviersberg­ Nature Reserve (5K Walk; 11K and 13K Hikes) – July 2, 2017

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It was a cold morning but it soon warmed up and we enjoyed fantastic weather throughout the hike. It was very nice meeting friends and making new friendships. Thank you to all who… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walk-Klipriviersberg­ Nature Reserve (5K Walk; 11K and 13K Hikes) – 4 June 2017

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It was a fantastic winter day in Johannesburg. Cold in the early morning 4C (39F) and it gradually warmed up to 22C (71.6F). Blue skies throughout – needless to state we all enjoyed… Continue reading

How to Build a Better Butt

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1/23 Booty Boot Camp If you feel your “rear view” needs a makeover, the right fitness routine can help give you a lift. Can you achieve the “perfect” Brazilian beach butt seen on… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 7 May 2017

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We had a beautiful day in Johannesburg yesterday and to think that I got grounded due to a bad cold… The 4 Hosts were down to 2 as Niren was also not able… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 2 April 2017

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It was a glorious Autumn morning in Johannesburg: blue skies and a pleasant 19C (66F). The morning quickly warmed up and it was HOT by the time we completed the hike (30C –… Continue reading

12 Workouts to Improve your Mood

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By nature, humans are moody creatures. And as much as we’d love to feel good and be happy all the time, it’s not always possible. Sometimes we’re anxious, distracted, sad, angry, exhausted, anxious… Continue reading

How you can get a Cover Model Body: Pro Tips from Du Toit Botha

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Go big or go home. That’s the philosophy of South African Du Toit Botha, South Africa’s Men’s Health Cover Guy Competition runner-up. This full-time personal trainer from Somerset West got to where he… Continue reading

Klipriviersberg Sunday Hike and Lunch at Thaba Eco Hotel

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It was a pleasant, cool morning in Johannesburg and it soon warmed up. It got quite hot particularly towards the end of the hike. The nature reserve was lush and green. The ‘Friends… Continue reading