How Zenzi Got Her Groove Back

This week we caught up with Zenzi Awases. Who is one of four MiLife New Year New Me competition winners. Zenzi won a 2 year MiLife membership and a Garmin fitness device worth N$8000. Here are extracts from her journal for the first few weeks of her MiLife New Me journey. “How the hell did I become the FAT girl? …

Colour Run comes to Namibia!

                              A rare fun sporting concept is set to hit Namibia on 29 April 2017 when the inaugural Namibia Colour Run gets underway at Trustco United Grounds in Windhoek. The Namibia Colour Run is the country’s most fun 5k run! This unique run involves participants of all abilities and ages …

80% Diet and 20% Exercise!

Consistent exercise and proper nutrition play a vital role in your ability to maintain your overall health and quality of life. Your body needs quality fuel and proper maintenance to function optimally; nutrition and exercise help meet these requirements. This week Fortune’s MiLife New Me journey, gives us insight into her nutrition. “Stephan, my trainer (I love saying that cause …

The top 9 Essential Oils to Relieve Sore Muscles and Muscle Pain

While essential oils may not be the best medicine for all of our modern day complaints, they are phenomenal remedies for complaints related to sore and painful muscles. The ones listed below are the best for the job!. Lavender Lavender is an all around therapeutic oil. Lavender’s wealth of therapeutic actions mean it’s a great fit for anti-inflammatory, calming, and …

MiLife – The benefits of essential oils for sore muscles

Muscle aches and pains plague everyone- some people more than others. Whether it’s due to exercise, illness or just a certain monthly visitor, soreness can change what began as a great day into a terrible one. Before you reach for a pain reliever made of chemicals, try aromatherapy. All natural and easy to use, essential oils provide relief of pain …

MiLife – No Pain, No Gain

We caught up with Fortune Kangueehi, to find out how the first three weeks of her MiLife New Me journey is going. Here are extracts from her workout journal. “So I officially started with the training programme this week: Day 1: 20-minute treadmill walk, 10-minutes cycling and 15-minute circuit – I find out that circuit doesn’t exist anymore so I replace …

MiLife – How to motivate yourself to workout.

There are no shortcuts to fitness and you have to motivate yourself enough to get out the door and workout. A gym is an option to put your fitness plans into action. If you live far away from a gym, then you also have the option to get your own home gym set up with all the equipment that you’d …

FOCUS: A Healthier, Happier You.

There are so many things you can add this year to be healthier. They cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day to make this year so much better than the last. Movement. Movement, more health, more happiness. Adding in more walking, taking the stairs, and more exercise (your favourite kinds) will add more joy …

Rejuvenation in Movement

“We have become so stationary in our lifestyles, we forget that we need to move our bodies. Not moving is decay.” Women who support each other has a positive affect on health and well-being, as studies show the importance of close female bonds. This model, that has supported women through generations, is part of the philosophy of one women orientated …

The Rise of Movement

This past weekend the capital city was a hive of activity as Windhoekers rose to the occasion of Rise Namibia. Armed with water bottles and comfortable clothing, people came out in numbers to join in a movement that is looking to get communities engaging and people moving. The movement is Rise Namibia and is a collaboration of various exercise and …