The 21st century dad is no longer satisfied with a supporting role in his kids’ lives, he’s stepping up and is proud to share the load with his baby mama.
Although time is in short supply in our multitasking, digital lives, it’s all about being 100% present in the time that you do spend with your kids.
How can you tell if you’re taking your discipline techniques too far or not far enough? We've got some suggestions to help you ensure you parent positively
Social plans are just the thing to haul yourself out from under the covers! NOW is the time to think outside the box and make this winter the best one ever.
There’s no clever advice on how to avoid the charms of comfort food, but we’d like to pass on a few helpful tips to help you manage your weight during winter.
Eagerly awaited by children but often dreaded by parents… yup, the winter school holidays are upon us! We share some ideas for fun things to do at home.
What to do when your mood is falling as fast as the thermometer? We have a few scientifically proven tricks to pull you through winter.
There are certainly ways to boost your child’s immune system which will result in a healthier child and fewer days off work for you.
As humans we crave, and desperately need physical touch. Studies show that touch has a profound effect on our health.
Going vegan or vegetarian may not be a new concept, but it is certainly gaining momentum. So, what is all the fuss about? Well, a quiet revolution has been
Childhood is typically viewed as a carefree, happy time. However, recent studies show that depression can affect even very young children.
Ayurveda literally means “knowledge of life” and is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on the balance between the mind, body, and spirit.
Going off the grid isn’t an option for most of us, but we can be more intentional with technology by using it for our benefit rather than being trapped by it.
Nutrition to Fight Fatigue
Our nutritional expert Andrea du Plessis talks about fighting fatigue by changing your eating habits.
"Spring" Back Into Shape
Spring is here and if the only “burpee” you’ve been doing was after comfort meals… well, then (like most of us!), you’ve probably packed on a few extra kilos.
Race Day Nutrition Tips
With a few days to go before the Cape Town Marathon, it is now time to get your race day nutrition plan into gear.
Eating Out The Healthy Way
For those runners traveling to Cape Town to run the Cape Town Marathon, many of your pre-race meals could be from convenience stores and coffee shops.
Follow these guidelines for the best energy sources that are least likely to upset your digestive system.
Cold-Weather Fitness Tips
With the current cold snap it's very hard to stay motivated to keep fit. Here are some helpful tips to stay active during winter.
Nutrition tips to avoid muscle cramps
Step up your nutrition plan to make sure your muscles have sufficient levels of all the nutrients that could help prevent muscle cramps
Nutrition Tips for Running Training
Running for less than an hour, whether it's a training session or at an event, it is likely that you don't need any energy drinks or supplements
Runners, Tame Your Appetite
Is your appetite overreacting to your running training? Don’t let your appetite boss you around. You can become its master by following these smart tips.
Food for Fuel.
Five weeks to go until the 2018 Fedhealth XTERRA, our Ambassador Natia van Heerden shares the meal plan that gets her through her training set and work day.
XTERRA Race Must Haves
Fedhealth XTERRA Ambassador, Natia van Heerden, gives some sound advice on what to pack for race day.
Go Skiing With Travel Insurance
Planning a ski holiday? Go through this checklist to ensure your travel insurance has you and your equipment covered.
Jumpstart a Healthier Lifestyle
Should you find yourself lacking motivation and vigor to become a healthier version of yourself read our latest article. And make the necessary changes.
Kick-Start Your Metabolism
Our metabolism determines how much energy we burn in a day from the food we eat. Kick-Start your metabolism with these helpful tips!
Spring Back Into Exercise
Most of us go through a little fitness slump over the cold winter months. Here we share some helpful tips to get back into the (kettle bell) swing of things!
No Time to Work Out?
Not having time to work out is no longer a valid excuse. In our latest blog we talk about the HIIT phenomenon that is taking the world by storm!
Take a Walk
Our fitness routine can change a lot over the holidays, and it's not always possible to get that workout done, so we say take a walk! Read the latest blog here:
Treadmills or Tissues
When is it okay to train with a cold or flu, and when should you rather heat up some chicken soup and rest until you're back to your old self again?
How do they do it?
Have you ever wondered what makes someone a good athlete? What drives that person through the mud, on the track or at the gym? Why do some people accomplish their goals and others fail hopelessly? What makes the difference?
Outsmart Gym Germs
The gym is not only the place we go to get fit and toned, it can also be a place where we pick up germs. Here's how to keep gym germs at bay.
Over training won't help you reach your fitness goals. It is important to rest in between training sessions.
We discuss healthy training and exercise habits.
End the Juggle Struggle
The ability to be a woman at work, juggling family and career, takes masses of energy and a lot of skill. Fortunately, there are some quick, easy things you can do to end your juggle struggle.
Your First Mountain Bike Race
Although mountain biking is for sure a competitive sport, ultimately, it’s about riding bikes and having fun.
Keep the Fitness Fires Burning
If you’re feeling a little demotivated at the moment, don’t assume that the only choice for exercise is the dreaded treadmill. You don’t have to train hard-core to live a healthy, happy life. You just need to keep going.
Staying safe on (virtual) race day
With this year’s Sanlam Virtual Cape Town Marathon all participants should take extra safety precautions as they won’t have the physical support of the official race organisers along the route.