If you’re in need of some pampering and a little time out of town to refresh and revive yourself, why not consider a short spa-cation?
Hoogland Health Hydro, Gauteng
Family run and loved for over 40 years, Hoogland is less than an hour’s drive from Jo’burg or Pretoria, but its idyllic valley location in the Schurveberg Mountains makes the outside world seem very far away. This is so much more than a spa, and the dedicated team includes medical and complementary therapy practitioners who work with guests to boost their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. And it’s the real deal, with… Read More
It’s true that the modern lifestyle is a nomadic one for many of us. Whether you travel abroad for leisure regularly or face a long commute to and from home every day, chances are that you too spend a fair amount of time on the road.
All that time in a car or on a plane, though, can really take its toll on our bodies, especially if we go from being sedentary in a moving vehicle to crashing on the couch at home or in a hotel. The good news? Travel doesn’t have to spell an inactive lifestyle. With a few… Read More
Samantha Clayton, Vice-President of Worldwide Sports Performance and Fitness at Herbalife, has compiled six interesting way to keep fit while travelling, as the sudden changes in your schedule can wreak havoc on your weight management and fitness plan.
If you’re a frequent business traveller, or if you plan on seasonal travelling with your family, there are certain things you need to commit to in order to stay fit while travelling. For starters, you must understand what your body needs so you can stay balanced and be at your best, especially when you’re away from home.
Three days. Three countries. 92 kilometres. If you’re a trail runner who has a passion for exploring the great outdoors, the Mapungubwe Wildrun should be on your bucket list. From the banks of the Limpopo River in Zimbabwe to the Northern Tuli Game Reserve in Botswana and across to the ancient kingdom of Mapungubwe in South Africa, this is a safari on the run like no other!
Wouldn’t you love to make the glorious, feel-good vibe of your summer break last all year? We all would. But did you know that you can achieve it in just three hours?
Think back to how happy you felt during your last holiday. Nothing beats the joy of relaxing on a beach at sunset, the excitement of stumbling upon a gem of a local restaurant or the fun of wandering through a colourful market. When you’re on holiday, you’re more relaxed, spontaneous and open to new experiences than usual.
The good news is that you can extend that holiday vibe into… Read More
“A job started is a job half done.” “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Yes, we’ve all heard these clichés, yet when it comes to making real changes in our lives, we can’t even get out of the starting blocks. Fear of failure and anxiety hold us back and we get stuck in the wasteland that is the procrastination zone. So how do we escape?
Ditch the notion of “perfect”
Clinical psychologist and academic Gina J Hiatt, PhD warns that we need to watch out for the “three Ps”: perfectionism, procrastination and paralysis.