Fitness Chat with Marisca de Beer

Marisca de Beer

Marisca de Beer is a fitness fanatic who is currently in a relationship with peanut butter, enjoys the occasional butt rub and a pizza date.

In her younger days, she participated in sports such as athletics, netball, and tennis but was never really the “A team” sporty type. In fact, Marisca de Beer has been more on the creative side of life and her main passion has always been art.

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HIIT Workouts You Can Do at Home

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High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) saves time and boosts metabolism. What makes HIIT  workout effective as a fat burning workout is that it produces excess post-oxygen consumption, (EPOC). HIIT increases the resting metabolic rate for the following 24 hours. This means the fat-burning party isn’t over once you step off the treadmill – it keeps going and going and going!

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5 Strong Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

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This week’s Fitness Chat Feature Friday is with Rochelle Louw, a Biokenist at the University of Pretoria and comes highly recommended by the Biokinetics Association of South Africa. Rochelle discusses why women should lift weights in depth, and her points are backed by science.

We are talking about why women should not be afraid to lift weights in order to change the preconceived ideas people have about women performing weight training and to bring to the forefront the benefits of weightlifting.

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Fitness Chat with USN 12 Week Makeover Challenge Winner, Riaan Smit

USN 12 Week Challenge winner before and after

After trying and failing numerous times over the last couple of years to lose weight and live a fit and healthy lifestyle, Riaan Smit finally had to sit down and figure out why his efforts were not successful. The answer was that his schedule simply did not allow for regular visits to the gym and his solution for this issue was to start training outdoors. That meant finding something he could do any time of the day, no matter where he was.

 

Eventually, Riaan kick-started outdoor training, entered the Ultimate Sports Nutrition(USN) 12 week Body Makeover Challenge and after losing 20.3 kg of body weight and 10.9% of body fat, he emerged as the male winner of the competition. Fitness Chat with Riaan Smit, looks at his, USN before and after the weight-loss journey, his life after winning the USN 12 Week Makeover Challenge and so much more. Read on and be inspired.

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