Top Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in South Africa
Enjoy a plant-based lifestyle in 2018
5 Smoothie Recipes for Hungry People
Delicious smoothies that will fill you up
3 Easy prepped meals you’ll love
Easy meals on the go
The benefits of eating seasonally
What's in and what's out?
Can you guess which veg helps fight cancer?
Time to power up your plate
3 foods to try that will change the way you eat
Time to turn over a new leaf in your diet?
How to be a healthy vegetarian
Ways you can tidy up your diet now
5 alternative sweeteners you’ve never heard of
It's time to sweeten up your choices
Pasta with mushroom, chorizo, feta and kale
This recipe comes straight out of Sicily!
This is the perfect mid-week pasta
The ultimate chicken salad
A salad for the changing season
Grilled linefish on pea smash with cucumber and fennel salad
Fish and fennel – the ultimate combo
Greek hake with quinoa salad and herbed tzatziki
A quick and delish way to sass up fish
Carrot “falafel” lettuce cups
These crunchy treats are served low-carb style in lettuce cups with sweet caramelised onions and zesty guacamole!
These food labels are fooling you into eating
Don't be seduced by these words!
Sumac spiced cauliflower and pumpkin seed salad
It's a salad without any "boring" in it
Pesto vegetarian pizza
There's a secret ingredient that make it extra juicy
Sliced eland loin on coconut greens
Game meat is low in fat!
Butternut and feta quesadillas
Fry these up for a delish but quick snack
Summer chicken and lentil salad
Asian dressing makes this chicken salad stand out
Eating out: Faber at Avondale
Resident chef Eric Bulpitt dishes up fresh fare to pair with the farm’s organic wine
Vietnamese-style chicken with fried cauliflower rice
Loving this tasty mid-week meal
Spaghetti ai funghi with kale, sage & feta
Classic mushroom pasta with a kick of kale
Noodles in a red thai curry coconut soup
It’s bursting with flavour
Gluten free pizzas with pesto sauce
Deliciousness for two! A 20-minute meal winner
Turmeric spiced chicken
Powered up with spices and greens!
Pork fillet with sweet potato smash & chilli zucchini
We love the bite of chilli
Asian beef noodle bowl with kale and mushroom
Twenty minutes to prep and bursting with flavour
Coconut, ginger and poached chicken salad
Our new favourite chicken recipe!
Why strength training is so important for women
Time to make these moves gals!
Mexican quinoa bowl with corn, jalapeno and lime
A quick warm salad with a bite
How to make your fresh veggies last longer
Beat the heat and gives your greens a fresh start
Sicilian rigatoni arrabiata with tomato, baby spinach and feta
Simple, rustic, but ravishing!
Spaghetti and meatballs
Whip up this 20-minute dish when a friend drops by
5 best gluten-free desserts for summer
There's a lot to nom nom about!
Sticky Asian chicken with crunchy cashew nut slaw
Chicken for the licking! Only 20 minutes to cook
Vietnamese pork larb with dipping sauce and greens
Bursting with flavour and only a 20-minute prep!
Grilled cheese and mushroom open sandwich
We call this the “live a little” sarmie
Peanut chicken stir fry
If you’re a lover of peanut butter and coconut, then this 20-minute meal is for you!
WIN a Faithful To Nature Hamper Worth R805!
WIN with Faithful to Nature!
Balsamic glazed chicken
"Turnip" your taste buds with this 20-minute dish
Win a NOMU Antioxidant Hamper Worth R300!
Discover the power of antioxidants
No-carb halloumi wraps
These butter lettuce cups loaded up with roasted veggies, grilled halloumi and sesame and hoisin slaw.
Win a luxe treatment at Sorbet Man worth R520!
Reach those grooming goals...
What Your Personal Trainer Wishes You Knew
Get to know the real personal trainer...
Oven-to-table sliced chicken on coconut cauliflower
Fresh, light and easy in 20 minutes. What a winner!
BODYTEC studio opens in Rustenburg!
Hello North West!
How to maintain muscle strength as you age
Power your way through life
20-minute meal: beetroot and haloumi cheese fritters
Super yummy with this aubergine and rocket salad
How to become a runner when you hate running
You can learn to love it
Win holiday vouchers worth R10 000 for you to spend at booking.com
Out annual #areyoutoughenough challenge is back!
Healthy treats if you have a sweet tooth
Whether it's cheat day or treat day, these come with a smaller dose of guilt
BODYTEC Montana opening soon
Does more sweat mean a better workout?
Wetter isn't necessarily better
20-minute meal: Deconstructed beef moussaka
The aubergine, red pepper and yoghurt dressing makes it winner!
"BODYTEC got me running again"
BODYTEC towels available now!
No sweat! Get sorted...
20-minute meal: Crispy chicken with glazed butternut and sesame greens
This low carb dish is subtle in flavour, yet extremely tasty
"I'm stronger after 8 sessions!"
Whey Leandie Du Randt is raving about BODYTEC
WIN A Sunstar GUM hamper worth R539!
Put a healthy smile on your dial
20-minute meal: Baked chickpea and bean burrito
Learn how to make a classic vegetarian burrito!
The secrets behind a firm butt
Surprising things to consider to perk up
Win a NutriBullet worth R2,999!
What a win!
20-minute meal: sliced eland loin on coconut greens
Game is a healthy option because it's so low in fat
How music can boost your workout
You could tune into a new level of fitness
20-minute meal: chorizo meatballs with charred greens
The perfect meat and veg quickie combo
"I love the energy I have now"
EMS training is the secrets to Lira's new bounce in her step
Teaming up with our studio owners
Feedback from our annual franchise meeting
20-minute meal: Sticky soy chicken with vermicelli noodles & oriental veg
Try this instead of Chinese takeaway. It's just as quick!
Is running a marathon in your genes?
How science can predict your chances of being a champ
The Dry January Challenge
Give up alcohol for a month and donate to a worthy cause
Try these BODYTEC personal trainer-approved snacks
We got them to share the foods that fire up their energy
BODYTEC® celebrates its 30th studio
Our first studio in JHB south set to open in Bassoni
“BODYTEC has helped me pick up muscle mass”
These inspiring clients share how training gives them the edge
5 Easy Last Minute Gifts People Will Love
Give the best last minute gifts this year
20-minute meal: chorizo and butternut harvest spread
The ultimate snacky supper!
BODYTEC anti-slip socks now in studios
Get yours at your nearest studio
5 fitness trends making waves in 2017
EMS training is up there!
Setting and Sticking to Realistic New Year’s Resolutions
Start your new year on the right foot
20-minute meal: Grilled chicken with cauli and leek mash and crispy kale
Boost your iron intake with the delish kale side dish
BODYTEC® launches in Eldoraigne, Pretoria!
Our new studio owner Hilde is also a physio!
The 3 best and worst exercises for sore knees
It's time to switch to moves that won't do damage
The Link Between Depression and Weight Gain
Bettering your physical and mental health
20-minute meal: Classic steak with butternut and cauliflower bake
The perfect combo of meat and veg!
5 yoga poses to kick start your day
One of them you can even do in bed!
Should you be wearing sun protection gear when you run?
Protecting your skin on the road
Staying Healthy During the Festive Season
Enjoy the festive season without overindulging
20-minute meal: Coconut chicken noodle soup
A brilliant way to beat the chill!
Why long distance runners need strength training
Research shows 20 minutes a week of Electro Muscle Stimulation training is beneficial for long distance runners
5 Healthy Cocktails for Summer
Summer cocktails without the guilt
Billy the Bee Acupressure Mat - the gadget you need now
The answer to bad circulation
20-minute meal: Dry spiced sirloin with veg and mustard mayo
Spice up your mid-week quickie meal!
BODYTEC® brings you BODYPULSE Brazil!
BODYTEC® expands to Brazil with BODYPULSE partners Fernando Oliviera and Leonardo de Souza
Can your diet make you fitter?
New research says that the food you consume really can give you the edge
3 of the most unique water filters
The smart way to sip
20-minute meal: Chicken ramen
Hearty, healthy and easy to prep
What are the benefits of training as a couple?
Meet the inspiring couple that have transformed together
Signs you need to replace your running shoes
Time to hit the shops?
Can you strength train your eyes?
It could help save them from screen strain
5 unusual winter smoothies
How to make the most of winter's fruit and veg selection
Roadies vs Singletrackers: how your exercise requirements differ
Time to change things up?
3 fab sporting events for charity
Your challenge could change someone's life
Why having a dog is good for your health
Time to have a "Rex" in your life?
20-minute meal: Beetroot, lime and quinoa salad
A veggie dish to put a smile on your face.
Meet the BODYTEC cover star!
We are super proud of Tanya. Read about how BODYTEC helped her achieve her running goals
Can you heal your metabolism?
What to do if your system is on a go-slow mission
The hot list: fitness gear we love
5 amazing workout pieces that have amazed us
5 restaurants that make date night more fun
Delicious food and no more awkward silences
20-minute meal: Roast pork and winter slaw
Time for some comfort food people!
BODYTEC goes out firing at the Gun Run
Clients, trainers and studio owners hit the road for fun!
How to do the perfect lunge (plus mistakes you're probably making)
Put your best foot (and leg) forward...
Is organic wine better for you?
It's what's missing from it that makes the difference
20-minute meal: Thai chicken pitas
Healthier and tastier than weekend takeaways...
25% off BODYTEC PowerBank
Don't get short with a low battery ever again
5 last-minute festive gifts you'll love
Oops! Leave your shopping too late? We've rounded up the gadgets and gear that'll hit the spot
4 things you didn’t know you needed in your first aid kit
If you're into sports read this now!
How much protein do we really need?
Discover the perfect amount your body needs
20-minute meal: Zucchini, cauli risotto with Parmesan and orange zest
A great and tasty veg option
10% discount off UCook healthy meal deliveries + WIN a Microplane Long zester worth R429
Supercharge your BODYTEC workouts with this easy and healthy eating option
How BODYTEC® helped this trail runner newbie nail a race
He’d never run more than 25 kilometres in his life, but we dared him to do the Three Peaks Challenge…
How hygienic is your gym bag?
Why you need to keep it clean and how to get it right
How to avoid getting flu this winter
Don't let the bug get in the way of your workouts
Why foam rollers are more than just a fad
PLUS Win a BLACKROLL® hamper worth R2,000!
Are coconut products really healthy for you?
Why is everyone going nuts over coconuts? BODYTEC’S PlanB investigates
Only eat fruit on its own!
And other good eating habits for a healthy gut
3 books about sport and life all athletes must read
Finding balance, upping your game... it's all in here.
20-minute meal: Salmon spaghetti, with green beans and tomato
Healthy salmon gets a zesty upgrade
What you need to know before you buy trail running shoes
Ryan Sandes, Professional Ultra-Distance trail runner, shares his shoe shopping tips
Our favourite fitness stories of the year
The double-amputee yoga instructor, the Fitbit pregnancy and more…
Show your heart some love this Valentine's Day
Why your love muscle is truly remarkable
Read this if you're craving Asian food
A BODYTEC® “rookie” reports back
Stania Davies, 45, was the winner of one month’s free training at our Umhlanga Ridge studio in our Well I Am Challenge
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
What science say about getting it all in the morning
4 best trail runs in 2017 to start training for now
Fire up your engines...
20-minute meal: Classic steak fajitas with red pepper and coriander
A fresh and fun way to enjoy steak
Meet our BODYTEC® family
Did you know that most BODYTEC® franchisees are former clients?
What's the best time of day to work out?
Your sleeping, eating and exercising habits have all the clues...
What your body loves about vegetariansim
This is what your system wishes it could tell you about the green stuff you hate
How to take better snaps with your phone
Make those holiday memories truly memorable!
3 veggie noodles you have to try
Move over pasta, these healthier options are super nutritious!
How to tell if you've had a good workout
Your body will tell you these things...
7 of SA's quirkiest hotels
Adding a fun twist to your getaway!
Do passive cardio in the office and live longer
Get healthier just sitting at your desk + WIN a SOHO backrest valued at R989 with ErgonomicsDirect!
20-minute meal: Beef kofta curry
Curry in a hurry? We love this tasty dish
The BODTYEC® studio owner sailing to new heights
Andrew Collins and his crew are champs of the ocean
How to train like a super athlete
Dominique Mann, SA’s Top female Aerobic Gymnast, on what it takes to excel
The best city walking tours in South Africa
See your 'hood from a new perspective and work in some exercise at the same time!
How alcohol affects your workout
It gives you more than a hangover!
Is juicing really good for you?
Could a juice a day really keep the doctor away? BODYTEC® looks at the pros of veggie and fruit juices, and what to look out for to ensure you reap the benefits they offer
BODYTEC® celebrates marketing success!
20-minute meal: Saltimbocca with a twist
Chicken is SO not boring done this way! And it's so quick to prep
6 things holding back your fitness progress
Simple strategies to help you reach your goals
Where to have cupping done in South Africa
The alternative treatment that gave Rio athletes Olympic powers
5 facts about rooibos we love
Anyone for tea? Drink up, it's great for you...
BODYTEC Ruimsig now open!
Visit the Cradlestone Mall for a trial.
How changing your posture can change your life
The straight up answers to your back health
4 Waterproof gadgets & gear you need
Don't let a bit of drizzle put a dampener on your run (or swim). These smart items will keep you high and dry so you can focus on... sweating!
20-minute meal: Grilled lamb chops with pea, broccoli, chickpea & feta salad
The side dish takes these chops to new heights!
A mad, muddy day of fun with your mates
Check out the new 5km obstacle course for women, sponsored by BODYTEC
The best SA activewear brands right now
The lekkerest of local activewear
3 new BODYTEC® studios opening!
Pretoria, Paarl and Waterfall will be bringing BODYTEC® EMS closer to you in 2016
Are you drinking enough water?
Discover how much H2O you need before, during and after a workout
What's It's like to own a BODYTEC® franchise?
With 26 studios, BODYTEC® is growing fast! We caught up with some of our franchise partners about their experience
20-minute meal: Meatballs with cous cous
We serve up Ucook's weekly quickie meal. You'll love this hearty meatball dish
Can you train with your make-up on?
The unexpected things causing your allergies
GQ talks food with BODYTEC®
GQ spoke to sports scientist Gerry Gerhardt on how get the most out of your BODYTEC® experience.
Are you tough enough for these races?
Dig a challenge? Presenting, the meanest mountain bike races to start training for now
BODYTEC Waterfall opens in May!
We caught up with studio owner May Ebrahmin about our brand's new fitness hotspot
20-minute meal: Pesto pasta
We serve up Ucook's weekly quickie meal. This time, a classic pasta dish that's bursting with flavour
Debate: Is it healthier to leave your bed unmade?
If you think a messy bed is a useful timesaver, science could agree with you
5 Exercises you can do in your hotel room
You've got all the props you need right there!
The importance of stretching
Think you’re saving time by skipping this step in your training routine? Think again...
20-minute meal: Quinoa chicken curry
Healthy, light and quick to prep, this spicy chicken dish presented by Ucook, is a winner
The Most Common Issues Dieticians Deal With
Chances are a visit to the dietician will turn up one of these problems. Here are some simple diet hacks to save you the trip
Natural cold and flu remedies and why they work
Try these flu busters to get yourself on your feet again
4 surprising ways to get fitter
It’s a no brainer – putting in the hours of physical work is what’s need to get you in Usain Bolt condition. But, there are other things you can put in place that will up your potential for success.
How the BODYTEC® brand was born
With 23 studios around South Africa, it all started with the Soccer World Cup in 2010
20-minute meal: Tasty grilled steak
Pumped with protein, this quick dish presented by Ucook, is a tasty way to keep your healthy eating on track
4 Best Yoga Retreats in SA
We've discovered the most inspiring, and innovative, places to get your ohm on... and a special stay for Mother's Day
What makes a good sports massage?
Are you being rubbed up the right way?
What exercise can I do after birth?
Just had a baby - but not ready for your personal trainer yet? Try these at-home exercises to start getting you back into shape
Cut out processed foods in 7 steps
Cutting out those chemical-laced foods can be tough. Here's how to pace yourself
Could the amount you sleep be making you fat?
Insomnia can derail your life! But so can too much sleep. We asked Wellness Expert Lisa Raleigh about how you can snooze for good health
Why women need to eat differently to men
We asked nutritional therapist Sally-Ann Creed on how you should be adapting your diet
3 gadgets to up your game
Want to push your limits and have fun while you do it? Try these high-tech fitness tools and gear to help you get there
The best places in SA to eat green
Ditching meat from your diet, or at least cutting down, has huge health benefits. BODYTEC® discovered the best places to eat out when you're eating green
The bed that helps you sleep better...
The future is here! These tech-savvy tools and gadgets can help make your home a healthier place to live
Are you training correctly for your sport?
Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Tuks Blue Bulls Rugby Academy, Rob Joynson shares his tips
The best exercises to treat back pain
It's all about your core, not your back, says Head of BODYTEC® Training Academy Gerry Gerhardt. Try these moves to solve the problem from within
Getaways for adrenaline junkies
With a truckload of public holidays coming up, why not push yourself to new limits with these exhilarating getaways?