5 Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol 


How happy hour can help your heart, boost brainpower and even flatten your belly by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Overview The pillars of good health: diet, exercise, and strawberry daiquiris. OK, maybe not. But… Continue reading

What’s Really In Your Protein Powder? The Answer May Surprise You 


It’s important to know what you’re putting down the hatch. Have you ever wondered what’s in your protein powder not just the amount of protein, carbs and fat? by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Last… Continue reading

Hemp Seeds + Chocolate Protein Shake


Chocolate Protein Shake 1 cup vanilla almond milk 1 banana 1 heaping spoonful of natural peanut butter 2 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder 1-3 TBS hemp seeds handful of ice edited to add: I… Continue reading

Hiking Benefits Heart, Mind, and Body


Striding along a trail boosts your spirits, sharpens your concentration, and gives a good workout. Hiking outdoors has plenty of perks: nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature.Hiking is… Continue reading

81-Year-Old Runs 18th Straight Chicago Marathon


Frank Abramic has inspired his family to run, including his brother John, 77, who is making his second tour of the Windy City. Runner’s World Editor’s note: This article first appeared in October… Continue reading

Sulphites in Wine: Friend or Foe?


Many winemakers consider S02 essential for consistency and quality in wine, but there have been contentious moves to abandon its use. Are sulfites in wine harmful? And what are the effects on aroma… Continue reading

How to do the Arnold Press – Maximize Shoulder Growth


Here’s how to Maximize Shoulder Growth during this Overhead Press Variation If you want bolder shoulders, take a page from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s training book. The bodybuilder’s unique twist on the overhead press is… Continue reading

This Leg Exercise also works your Core, Shoulders, and Back – Goblet Stepup


Step up your gains with just one dumbbell The stepup is a great exercise for building your hamstrings and glutes. You’ll often see guys doing them with a loaded barbell or a set… Continue reading

The Home-Body Strength Workout 


Get stronger at home – no gym required Building speed and endurance on the bike is about more than how many miles you pedal. “You also need total-body strength, power, core stability, and… Continue reading

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes 


The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid. SHUTTERSTOCK There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying… Continue reading

Is your Protein Shake Killing your Workout? 


Don’t let your protein shake erase all your efforts in the gym. Check and see if you’re making these 5 common mistakes. by NICHOLAS PELL Last Updated: May 23, 2016 Photo Credit WavebreakMediaMicro/AdobeStock… 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

10 Foods You Should Break Up With Right Now 


The amount of sugar in greek yogurt may make you reconsider eating it. Photo Credit Vlad Fishman/Moment Open/Getty Images 1. Flavored Greek Yogurt While Greek yogurt provides more protein than traditional American yogurt,… Continue reading

How to Do a Rolling Overhead Triceps Extension 


There’s nothing wrong with a regular triceps extension. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved upon. In this variation—the rolling overhead triceps extension—you’ll focus on just the eccentric, or lowering, phase of… Continue reading