Friday 26th August 2016,
sweat Magazine
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    Cheat days have a new meaning with fitness trackers

    It’s 11:55 p.m. and Allison Kean is walking laps around her apartment. She paces, worried, but not for any reason one might guess. She needs to log those last couple hundred steps before the clock

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    Volleyball star Curtiss Straatsma ends career as an ace

    Curtiss Straatsma stands poised in the serving area, a volleyball held firmly with both hands in front of her. She focuses on the ball with intensity and determination. The cheering home crowd at Redeemer University

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    Random PED testing leaves loopholes

    Reaching a high pedigree in sport requires a fair share of hard work, dedication and discipline. Athletes, in turn, should be ensured that their governing body or organization upholds fair play. Upon inspection of the

Don’t hate the player, hate the sneakers

sneakersonline

We are now in an age where specialty shoes garner large amounts of research and development investment previously thought ludicrous. Companies are constantly working to have the latest technologies, the most intriguing styles and the biggest names backing their brand. [...]

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The stigma lives on: Periods remain a taboo topic

Period

Discomfort, social customs and lack of information and education play a huge factor in why conversations about periods don’t happen. [...]

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Cheat days have a new meaning with fitness trackers

fitness trackers online

It’s 11:55 p.m. and Allison Kean is walking laps around her apartment. She paces, worried, but not for any reason one might guess. She needs to log those last couple hundred steps before the clock strikes midnight. Why? Because her Fitbit told her to. [...]

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Taking down the myth of BMI

bodyimageonline

“I find with rugby there’s never really any shaming. When I’m at practice you’re almost proud to be a bigger girl…just depending on where you play. It’s almost like you’re proud of whatever body shape you are.” [...]

March 29, 2016 sweat Health & Lifestyle 0

Volleyball star Curtiss Straatsma ends career as an ace

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Curtiss Straatsma stands poised in the serving area, a volleyball held firmly with both hands in front of her. She focuses on the ball with intensity and determination. The cheering home crowd at Redeemer University College suddenly goes silent with anticipation. They know what’s coming. [...]

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Float therapy: an up-and-coming trend for athletes

floatonline

With a nervous smile, Michael Majcen closes the door of his private room. He eases into a tank filled with buoyant salt water and floats naked on its surface, with nothing but his own thoughts to keep him company in the darkness. [...]

March 29, 2016 sweat Health & Lifestyle 0

Three ring circus

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A2D2's aerial dancing takes a different approach, blurring the distinction between art and athletics. This is what appealed to Elisa Kovacic, 33, when she first saw a flying trapeze demonstration at an opulent birthday party about 20 years ago. [...]

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