Category Archive: Walking

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

The Walter Sisulu Trail Walking and Sunday Brunch


The Walter Sisulu Trail Walking and Sunday Brunch at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens Thanks to everyone who participated, to Hester for Hosting and to Annette Odendaal and Teresa for the fantastic photos.… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview – 29 Jan 2017


Sunday the 29th Jan 2017 was a cool day in Johannesburg – ideal for outdoor activities. Some of us did the walk and run. It was incredibly pleasant as one walked/ ran underneath… Continue reading

Cardio vs. Weights: How Strength and Aerobic Exercises help your Heart, Bones, Brain, and more


Which is better for you — running or pumping iron? Find out how much you know about the best exercise for your body. Cardio is the only exercise that may help prevent heart… Continue reading

How Much Water Should You Drink?


You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 6 November 2016


It was a cloudy, windy day in Johannesburg with a promise of rain but in the end we enjoyed a very pleasant hike. It was nice meeting friends and making new friends. Thanks… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview-2016 Oct 30


Another glorious day in Johannesburg – Van Buuren was at its best affording welcoming shade to the many runners, walkers and cyclists enjoying the pleasant outdoors. Following our 6K walk/ run it was… Continue reading

Kensington – A Walk Through Living History – October 16, 2016


Another glorious day in Johannesburg: neither cold nor too hot – ideal for walking. Nice people to walk with and great sites. Thanks to Paul Vermeulen and the Kensington Club for allowing us… Continue reading

Sunday Hike – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 2016 Oct 2


We had quite a large group (18 hikers on the 13.5Km and 14 hikers on the 11,5Km group). As always it was great meeting “old” friends and making new ones. Bienvenue to our… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview-2016 Sept 25


Great meeting friends and making new ones. A most enjoyable run/ walk, meal and social. We had perfect weather for the run/ walk and beautiful surrounds. Very tasty prego and ‘pastel de nata’.… Continue reading

Can Walking Be Enough to Reduce Obesity? 


Overview Walking is hands-down the easiest form of exercise. So easy, in fact, that you likely do it without even thinking about it. You can walk almost anywhere, and walking provides a broad… Continue reading

17 Reasons to Start Running 


Amid the hustle of everyday life, finding the time and motivation for exercise can be tough. However, the physical and mental benefits of running are so worth it. Like those motivational memes say,… Continue reading

5 Common Mistakes People Make After a Tough Workout 


While you exercise, your body becomes depleted of certain nutrients, and not replenishing them quickly slows the nutrition recovery process. Nourishing your body after a hard workout or competition is key. Here are… Continue reading