5 Inspirational Sports Movies

Most, if not all of us grew up watching the Karate Kid, three ninja kids, Rocky and other such sport...

Sports Icons Remember Mandela

South Africans gathered in their numbers at Olympic House this past weekend to remember the late for...

5 Healthy Desserts Substitutes

Are you watching your calories intake, but have a sweet tooth aching for that chocolate cake slice? ...

4 healthy comfort foods

The weather is turning cold and for many of us, this means reaching for our comfort foods. What bett...

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Tabata: Burn the fat, keep the muscle

Looking for high intensity training to burn calories and build muscle mass in a short space of time? Then Tabata is for you. This challenging fitness style is widely being used by athletes to increase cardiovascular fitness/endurance and by all for weight loss. Youth Fit Africa chatted with Sarah Ezzideen, student liaison officer at Health & Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA) and qualified personal trainer, about burning more fat, while gaining lean muscle mass in a short space of time.

 

4 healthy comfort foods

The weather is turning cold and for many of us, this means reaching for our comfort foods. What better way to chase away the winter blues? Unfortunately, our favourite meals often leave us feeling happy and guilty at the same time, for knowingly consuming so many calories. But fear not, here are few comfort foods that are less in calories, and healthy.

 

Egypt and SA dominate Gymnastics Championships

Gymnasts from 12 African countries were in South Africa for the 12th African Gymnastics Championships in artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, vying for Africa’s top gymnastics honours, as well as a spot in the upcoming Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. Teams from Egypt and South Africa dominated the 4-day the competition in front of a strong showing of spectators.

 

International Tourney Showcases Future Football Stars

Brazilian football Clube Atletico Mineiro regained their Future Champions International title after a 5-4 penalty shoot-out victory over defending champion Club Tijuana from Mexico in the recent 2014 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament. The Congolese CESD La Djiri claimed third place as they defeated Mamelodi Sundowns 2-0, a striking debut appearance in the tournament.

   

I Play Fair at Two Oceans Marathon

When the 2014 Old Mutual Two Oceans half marathon kicks off on April 19 in Cape Town, South Africa, athletes will be reminded that doping in sports is not cool. The SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) ‘I Play Fair’ Two Oceans running team will be decked out in “I Play Fair” kit to draw attention to the cause.

 

Palm Oil, healthier fat

Poly and mono unsaturated fats are daily essential fats the body needs to keep the anatomy functioning properly. Over the years we have heard about coconut oil, grape seed oil, and one of the most popular recommended fats over the years is extra virgin olive oil. What nutritionists and doctors forgot to inform us about is the popular African red palm oil, which contains carotene and is rich in Vitamin E.

 

Tour de Township Light Race

It’s almost time to take to the streets of Soweto, illuminated by Energizer for a dazzling one-in-a-lifetime experience – the Tour de Township Light Race. Happening May 10 2014, the Energizer Light Race will see runners and cyclists race the streets, dirt tracks and single track footpaths of Soweto, lit up at night to display the iconic South African township in dazzling glory.

   

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