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FitBit a fabulous fitness tool and motivation, discovering my health and fitness with Discovery!

I have not been fitness-conscious in many years, but in preparation for my Camino walk, I decided to invest in a FitBit, a watch that not only tells the date and time, but also provides information about one’s activity in terms of steps and kilometers covered, calories burned, and one’s heart rate. All the measures are tracked daily and weekly, from the time that one startswearing the FitBit. Continue reading →

Runners go on trail

The Cape Odyssey race, a trail race for runners organised by the same team involved in the Cape Epic for cyclists, finishes at Boschendal wine estate in Franschhoek today.

The race has had a powerful impact on toursim in the towns through which the race has been run, including Hermanus and Franschhoek, with sold-out accommodation.

More than 300 runners have participated in the blistering 200 km race, taking them from Hermanus, to Kleinmond, through Elgin and Grabouw, on to the finish at Franschhoek.