20 health & fitness myths to stop believing

Fitness Myths

As if maintaining a healthy lifestyle and fitness journey isn’t hard enough, some of us also have to deal with unsolicited advice from people who haven’t fact-checked their fitness tips. Added to that is the number of well-meaning but often untrue articles available on the internet. Here are 20 common health and fitness myths, we […]

How to stay fit during the festive season

How to stay fit during the festive season | BODYTEC

Even the most disciplined athletes indulge in decadent snacks once in a while. We welcome treating your palate to new and joy-sparking flavours, but we know how easy going off track can be when you’re surrounded by celebrations and a change in routine. The short answer to maintaining your health goal is to keep moving […]

MooiMaak Couple Gets BODYTEC Makeover

MooiMaak Couple Gets BODYTEC Makeover | BODYTEC

Every Thursday at 9pm, Clare Wiese-Wentzel takes ready-for-change participants through a transformational makeover to live a happier and healthier life. In this season of Mooimaak, which airs on DSTV channel 144 – kykNet, 14 participants are afforded the chance to improve their wellness game with intense, rapidly visible BODYTEC training sessions. We had so much […]

How a personal trainer can help you maximise your training results

How a personal trainer can help you maximise your training results | BODYTEC

When it comes to working out, we each have our own preferences – some will only work out with a personal trainer, others consider themselves home workout gurus who don’t need anyone’s help, and there are people who just can’t decide what’s the better option because exercise is exercise, right?  Over lockdown, many of us […]

Power up your cycling with EMS training

Power up your cycling with EMS training | BODYTEC

It is well known that general endurance sports such as cycling have firm training attention focused on covering large amounts of distances on a weekly basis to improve their cardiovascular capacity. Regardless of the distance covered on a weekly basis, cyclists often neglect to include enough strength training into their training routine. The general posture […]

The importance of stretching | BODYTEC

The importance of stretching | BODYTEC | BODYTEC

Think you’re saving time by skipping this step in your training routine? Think again. Don’t underestimate the power of stretching. It goes way beyond being a ‘warm-up’ or ‘cool-down’ procedure – in fact, it really it should be considered a training unit of its own. ‘The great thing about it is that you can basically […]

How EMS Training Can Help You Better Your Sporting Game

How EMS Training Can Help You Better Your Sporting Game | BODYTEC

Many people have a passion for sport; whether it be marathon running, weekly rugby games or those who played minor league soccer, everyone has the sport that helps them stay fit and let off some steam.   These sports often come with challenges of their own, from injuries to fitness demands. In recent years an […]

Social distancing while running & cycling outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Social distancing while running & cycling outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic | BODYTEC

With COVID-19 national lockdown regulations having finally been eased to Level 4 in South Africa, many people are excited by the prospect of exercising outdoors again. However, precautions should still be taken to minimise the spread of bodily fluids and with it, diseases such as the flu and Coronavirus. Social distancing is becoming the norm. […]

Top free apps to get you through extended-lockdown

Top free apps to get you through extended-lockdown | BODYTEC

We’ve compiled a list of our top home workout apps to help you stay fit and strong during this time. We’ve found the top FREE apps to help you sleep better, meditate, track your progress and success, and even help your kids meditate! Here are our top home workout suggestions: Meditation: Insight Timer What we […]

20-minute home strength training workout

20-minute home strength training workout | BODYTEC

Whilst BODYTEC had to unplug temporarily as part of South Africa’s nationwide lockdown in response to COVID-19, it does not mean you should stop your strength training, even if you only have 20 minutes. Building resilience and strength is important, particularly now!  We are offering you these 6 simple, yet effective moves to help you […]