What is CrossFit?

What is CrossFit? CrossFit is an effective way to get fit. Anyone can do it. It is a fitness program that combines a wide variety of functional movements into a timed or scored… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 2 April 2017

It was a glorious Autumn morning in Johannesburg: blue skies and a pleasant 19C (66F). The morning quickly warmed up and it was HOT by the time we completed the hike (30C –… Continue reading

Health Secrets of Sweet Potatoes

These orange beauties are a nutritional powerhouse. Learn all the reasons to love the humble sweet potato. 1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white,… Continue reading

Beverly Hills’ Luke Perry brings Attention to Colorectal Cancer

Luke Perry is the hero you’ve been waiting for — and he doesn’t even need a cape. The former “Beverly Hills, 90210” heartthrob is using his celebrity status to bring attention to colorectal… Continue reading

Brain Food: What to Eat to Boost Focus

Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these “smart” foods and beverages to your diet. Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine?… Continue reading

The Best Chest Exercises for Men and Women at Home

No gym membership? No problem. If you want a great physique — the toned and muscled chest — you don’t even need to leave the house to get it. With just your own… Continue reading

Videos – USRowing

Good Rowing 2 USA Olympic M8+ Morning Training Row After training in Chula Vista, CA for the majority of the summer, the M8+ spent a week in Princeton. This was their final row… Continue reading

What you should know about Processed Meat

Processed meat: It’s not all in tubes, cans, or plastic packaging. Find out what you need to know about it. 1/14 What Is Processed Meat? There’s no clear definition — it’s more of… Continue reading

Testing my maxes: DIPS and PISTOL SQUATS!

The halfway test week of Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 program is all but done and dusted. I’ve finally got the last 2 moves wrapped up and ready to share with you! Today was… 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

Testing my Maxes: L Sits and Pull Ups!

Originally posted on Straight Talking Fitness :
Following on from Wednesday’s testing of Skin The Cats & Handstand Push ups, it was time to test my L-sit and Pull up, as part of Calisthenic…

Skinny Sipping: Best and Worst Drinks for Losing Weight

See the best and worst drinks for weight loss. From coffee to cocktails, WebMD shows which beverages can help or hinder a healthy lifestyle. Drink Pounds Away Many of us watch what we… Continue reading

This is the Best Workout for Weight Loss, according to Science

  Turn your gym routine into kilojoule-torching gold When you’re working out to drop kilos, choosing a plan or even just a class that gives you the most fat-burning power for your hour… Continue reading

How you can get a Cover Model Body: Pro Tips from Du Toit Botha

Go big or go home. That’s the philosophy of South African Du Toit Botha, South Africa’s Men’s Health Cover Guy Competition runner-up. This full-time personal trainer from Somerset West got to where he… Continue reading

Is the Weather Making you Sick?

Test your knowledge of how the weather affects your health with this quiz. 1/8 You can have heatstroke if your body temperature hits: 102F (38.9C) 104F (40C) 106F (41.1C) A: 104F (41.1C) – If… Continue reading