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Quest Fitness

It is sad but true… The Training Edge Langenhovenpark (previously known as SuperSport Health & Adventure Club) has been sold to Quest fitness! We want to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal members for all the years of support and wish you and the new owners all the best for the future. Please …

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Functional training

Functional Training is the buzzword in fitness these days. If you’re stuck in an exercise rut (or even if you’re not) it’s a great way to change your routine to challenge your body to improve and grow stronger, work different muscle groups and get the best overall conditioning effect. Functional Training is exercise that involves …

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Beach body

Don’t feel like a beached whale! Don’t want to feel like be a beached whale this summer! Get your beach body ready with one of our new 6 or 12 month minimum term membership! This is a membership that makes it affordable should you wish to pay on a monthly basis via debit order. You …

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Join for R 333 p/m

  Join now R 333p/m   Don’t miss out on this one! With a saving of about 15%! This is a 12-month gym membership to the value of R 333 p/m should it be paid upfront at the point of joining. You also receive a discounted joining fee & 100% discount on the maintenance levy! …

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Kids are FREE!

Kids are FREE! Join your whole family to the value of R 569 p/m on a pre-paid contract for 12 months. This membership is for a family of 2 adults and children up to the age of 18 is for FREE! Terms and conditions apply and is available at Bloemfontein LHP for a limited time …

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Boosting your immune system

Do you always feel as if you have just recovered from one cold when another comes along? Luckily, according to Jenna Bell-Wilson, MS, RD, ID, media representative for the New Mexico dietetic association and doctoral student exercise physiology at the university of New Mexico, eating foods rich in four special nutrients can enhance your immune …

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Relaxation 101

Ready to rip out your hair? So stressed you can’t sleep? Tired of tense muscles? It’s time to relax. Stress isn’t good for you. Mentally, stress causes anxiety, tension and hyper alertness. Prolonged, unmanaged stress leads to irritability, loss of concentration and a weakened immune system. Learning how to relax can counteract these stress responses. …

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Get active, lose weight

You’ve heard all about the dangers of being overweight and how exercise can help, but just can’t seem to get motivated, because it seems so strenuous! The good news is that even the small amount of exercise can make a big difference.   Physical activity contributes to weight loss, especially when it is combined with …

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Weight training Q & A

Weight training is an extremely beneficial form of exercise but can be confusing if you have never done it. JASON R. KARP, MS, PHD STUDENT, COLLEGE LECTURER AND TRACK AND FIELD COACH, ANSWERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS TO START YOU ON THE RIGHT TRACK. (ASK A PERSONAL TRAINER TO SET UP A PROGRAMME SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU. …

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Sports nutrition basics

Sports nutrition basics What recreational or professional athletes eat can greatly enhance their performances. The following nutritional guidelines from Cindy Mynrd, MS, RD-A San Diego-based health & medical writer & registered dietitian who specializes in sports medicine, eating disorders & weight-loss can help you excel in your sport. 1. Consume sufficient calories. Fueling the body …

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