Self-care tips for lockdown

We’re all feeling it. No more salon visits, gyms are closed, barbers have closed and you certainly cannot indulge in professional pampering sessions like massages, facials, and manicures. So what does one do for self-care while on lockdown?  Check out these five top tips for taking care of your body and mind:  Gardening – Take up gardening as a hobby …

Learning to Bend But Not to Break

Yoga in Namibia is growing, the many new studios in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Oshakati and beyond to prove as such. But more than that, schools are offering yoga to students to manage stress and anxiety, different corporations are integrating yoga into their on-site wellness programs for employees. In this throwback article, 99FM’s Heart spoke to a group of qualified yoga teachers …

How Emily Found Her Fit

“My parents both have high blood pressure and my Dad has diabetes. I made a decision, that this wouldn’t be me.” Recently awarded the Fitness Personality of the Year 2018, at the Simply You Awards, Emily Kandanga is the Co-Founder & Trainer at Sweat Fitness Namibia. Her journey to becoming a Namibian fitness icon, began we she saw the epidemic of …

Farm Windhoek Fitness presents the second Moonlight Fun Run of 2017.

The IJG Moonlight Fun Run is a unique event in Namibia – a fun evening running through the bush on the IJG Trails under the light of the full moon! Perfect for Windhoek’s clear skies and mild winter nights, it is the creation of local trainers Jaco Van den Burg and Willem Van Greunen, the running partners behind Farm Windhoek …

OTB Sport Hosts Standard Bank Avis Xtrail

Summer bodies are made in Winter so get yourself off the couch, put down the cocoa,  lace up your trainers and push your limits in the great outdoors at the Standard Bank Avis XTrail, hosted by OTB Sport. Two options of a 7km or a 16km and the first 380 entries get a free t-shirt. To register your participation, click here. Online entries …

MiLife New Me: Food is My Kryptonite

Zenzi Awases has been on her MILife New Me journey for the past 2 months and we caught up with her to find out how her New Me journey is going. Here is an extract from her MiLife New Me journal. “The month of May was not an easy month to be on any fitness journey. I was reminded of …

Commandments for Healthy Eating During Winter Months

When winter strikes, we tend to find comfort only in the seasonal starches: potatoes, apples, squashes, onions, beans and carrots. That being said, we all know a plant-based diet or any diet for that matter needs to be diverse to be healthy. Choose to commit to a few or all of the suggestions below to keep yourself and your family …

Food to Keep Your Skin Glowing during Winter

Cold harsh winter weather can take a toll on your skin. Fight back with this arsenal of skin-nourishing foods that will keep your skin and glowing all season long. Carrots Carrots are loaded with vitamin C, which helps your body produce collagen, a protein that’s vital to maintain your skin’s elasticity. As a bonus, carrots are also high in vitamin …

MiLife New Me – Keep On Keeping On…

Fortune Kangueehi has been on her MiLife New Me journey for the past 8 weeks and we touched base with her to find out how she is fairing. Here is an extract from her MiLife New Me journal. “So it’s been roughly 8 weeks since the start of my journey. In the last couple of weeks, I hit this slump …