Spotlight on Sport

Cycling
Cycling is an eco-friendly sport that dates back to the 19th century. This form of exercise has many health benefits which include reduced stress and increased mental fitness. But, did you know that this sport is easier on your legs, feet and ankles. Cycling is a low-vigorus sport and reduces strain on the body. Even if you are in tip top shape, weightlifting won’t be as easy once you start aging. Cycling is a popular sport and the 947 Cycle Challenge attracts over 30 000 people every year.

Cycling

Golf
History records reveal that golf originated in Scotland during the 15th century although some historians are on the fence about the date. Despite being an expensive sport, it is a great way to stay fit especially if you are walking across the course instead of using a golf cart. Playing golf professionally or as a hobby is good for you and it is an ideal sport for senior citizens.

Golf

Rugby

With being an extremely high risk and endurance sport, rugby has been around since the 19th century and originated in England. With the most obvious health benefits a bonus would be improved brain power, by clearing your mind and shifting your focus onto the task at hand and this sport makes for one of the most loved and invigorating sports to date. With being a fast-paced sport, your reflexes are tested and instantly improved as well.

Rugby

Soccer
For most South Africans, this is one of the most enjoyed and talked about sports as it brings different cultures together. A game of soccer can be played by a group of friends or even as a great team building exercise at the office.

Soccer

 

Naas Botha was voted The Best Sports Presenter in the Best of Ekurhuleni Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015

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