Category Archive: Workout

7 Things I Learned From Doing a Pushup Challenge


If you want to seriously improve your upper-body strength, sculpt your shoulders, and chisel your core with just one single move, it’s time you start doing the pushup. I don’t just say this… Continue reading

The Perfect Push Up – Do it Right!


The Perfect Push Up – Do it right! by Calisthenicmovement Notes: Remember to keep your body straight, hands not too far apart (about shoulder width), and keeping your arms as close to your… 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

21 Sit-Ups you Won’t Totally Hate


Crunches and sit-ups can be monotonous, and they probably remind you of elementary-school gym class. But they don’t have to be so boring. There are plenty of variations you can incorporate into your… Continue reading

How Many Days a Week Do You Need to Workout? 


Time is irrelevant if you’re getting the work done. Here’s what you should consider when planning your gym time. Make it work for you. by SLOANE DAVIS*  A perfect workout is one that… 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

The Best Flat-Abs Moves for Men


Go from flabby to flat abs with the right moves and foods, including red meat. WebMD’s pictures show the best exercises for men who want a ripped midsection. 1/22 Train for Flat Abs:… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape


Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

Guide To Henley Royal Regatta | Gillette World Sport


Olympic Champions, current competitors and the whole of the rowing world see’s Henley Royal Regatta as one of the most important dates in any rowers calendar. With words from Sir Steve Redgrave and… Continue reading

Perfect Rowing Technique with the Canadian Olympic Rowing Team | Gillette World Sport


Training up to: Strokes/ minute: 35 – 40 spm Heart rate: 190

An All-New Way to Do Mountain Climbers


Burpees are the trendy way to blast fat with just your body weight. And if you like those, you’ll love this new version of the mountain climber, courtesy of Men’s Health Fitness Director… Continue reading

Crossfit WOD Run and Squat


I have done many marathons and ultra-marathons in years gone by and I still enjoy a 10K run whenever time permits. After reading a couple of articles about CrossFit and learning how effective… 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

3 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Without the Gym


by ERIC VELAZQUEZ* CrossFit is everywhere. It’s spawned a vernacular with terms like “WOD” (workout of the day), “firebreather” and “Rx’d.” CrossFit’s dedicated masses have infiltrated our workplaces, our schools and our homes.… Continue reading