Sunday Hiking and Walking – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 4 March 2018

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Autumn has arrived. The nights are cooler and the days are not so hot – ideal weather for hiking and other outdoor activities. We had a smaller group than usual. It must have… Continue reading

All About Mushrooms

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1/16 Lots to Love There are so many types of mushrooms — at least 14,000 — though only about half are OK to eat. But almost all the mushrooms we eat in the… Continue reading

The 7-Minute Workout

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If you’ve ever promised yourself that you would get back in shape just as soon as you could find the time, then the 7-Minute Workout may be for you. It’s a short, rapid-fire… Continue reading

All About Herbal Tea

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1/16 What’s the Difference? True tea — whether it’s black, green, white, or oolong, hot, or iced — comes from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. But the herbal kind comes from soaking various flowers, leaves,… Continue reading

14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

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1/16 Plan Ahead You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you.… Continue reading

Can you do Spiderman Push-Ups? Here’s How

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Spiderman Pushups Spiderman pushups are a challenging body weight chest strengthening exercise that mixes in hip flexion. In order to execute this exercise you’ll need to dial in your core strength. Learn how… Continue reading

Rowing – Concept2 Australia

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Rowing is a full body exercise that develops aerobic power, strength and endurance. It is impact-free and an effective way to burn calories. Rowing/ indoor rowing is a full-body workout. It is an… Continue reading

500m Split – What does it Mean?

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For the on-water rowing community, the common measure of pace is generally “time per 500 meters,” which can be more clearly stated as “how long it takes you to row 500 meters.” This… Continue reading

Could you be Eating these Foods Wrong?

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1/15 How Matters, Too Yes, eating healthy means choosing the right foods, but that’s only part of it. For example, the skin of many fruits and veggies (or just under it) is where… Continue reading

Warm-Up Exercises to Protect the Back

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A thorough warm-up is one of the most crucial parts in maintaining a healthy back, not to mention healthy muscles and joints throughout the rest of your body. All it takes is five… Continue reading

How Colors Can Affect You

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1/13 What Colors Your World? Our vibrant world is filled with colors, and they may affect you more than you realize. They can change your mood and your behavior, maybe even your diet… Continue reading

A, B, C, D, E, and Omega-3: What’s Missing From Your Diet?

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Are You Getting What You Need? Tired, dry skin, or fighting a cold again? If you feel like something is a little off, you may lack some key vitamins or minerals. They help… Continue reading