Category Archive: Walking

 ‘Forest Bathing’ Harnesses Nature to Boost Health


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

Kensington – A Walk Through Living History


Introduction Kensington is a hilly suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It was established in 1897 by Max Langermann (after whom the thoroughfare Langermann Drive is named). Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the… Continue reading

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101-Year-Old Runs 100-Meters in 40.12 Seconds


Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101, became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters. The Championships were hosted in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Julia… Continue reading

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


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

Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?


Research shows you’re likely to live longer if you walk at least 5.5 miles (8.9Km) per week Walking this much at a slow pace of 2 miles per hour (3.2 Km/ hour) can… Continue reading

Kensington – A Walk Through Living History – 11 June 2017


It was  a beautiful winter day in Johannesburg  with blue skies and sunshine. By arrangement with the Jeppe High School for Girls Principal, Ms Dina Goncalves, the Group visited the historical and renowned… Continue reading

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


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


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


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

Longevity Secrets of ‘Super Agers’: Life at 90 and Beyond


WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common. Super-Agers: Life at 90 and Beyond How can you attain a long, robust life? Researchers are studying the habits of 90-year-olds… Continue reading

Is the 1-Minute Workout a Myth?


By Marygrace Taylor* “I have tons of free time to work out!” said no one ever. It’s no secret that regular exercise is essential for your health and wellbeing. But when you constantly… Continue reading

12 Workouts to Improve your Mood


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