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Why amplify the negative?

Why amplify the negative?

Why do we brush off the compliments we receive with a smile or a half-hearted thanks, but then give enormous power to the single negative comment we might receive and let them tear away at..

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Music Monday – Karen’s Gym Playlist

Music Monday – Karen’s Gym Playlist

Each week we will be featuring one community member’s gym / workout / running music playlist in order to give you all some inspiration and ideas for your own playlists. This is the third instalment featuring what..

Winter Beanie and Scarf combo special – R150

Winter Beanie and Scarf combo special – R150

My gift to you this winter  to ‪#‎represent‬.. selling this Winter Combo basically at cost to me.. Polar fleece beanie PLUS Scarf – R150 in shop www.sleekgeek.co.za/shop or you can even get it for R120 at SG Dinner, Groupfit..

Turn back the clock by getting healthy!

Turn back the clock by getting healthy!

I turned 38 on Sunday 13 July and in truth I have never felt better. I have never looked better and my body has never worked better. There is no feeling like chatting to a..

Sureen Herbst Shares How to Stay Young

Sureen Herbst Shares How to Stay Young

  I have always been a very firm believer in looking after your body, translating it in the following statement “what you put into your mouth shows on the outside”…so I have never been a..

Music Monday – William’s Gym Playlist

Music Monday – William’s Gym Playlist

Each week we will be featuring one community member’s gym / workout / running music playlist in order to give you all some inspiration and ideas for your own playlists. This is the second instalment featuring..

How to have a healthy family

How to have a healthy family

Putting your kids health first I will start by saying that I am not parent. I also know that most parents hate nothing more then being told my anyone what to do with their children…

SG Kids: An Update from Tyra

SG Kids: An Update from Tyra

We asked Seone Maskell to send us an update about Tyra’s progress, this is what she had to say: We have made it to 7 months, and boy never in my wildest dreams did I..

SG Kids: Chelsea’s Journey

SG Kids: Chelsea’s Journey

In keeping with the theme of our latest newsletter, we asked Sleek Parent Ilana van Rensburg to tell us her daughter’s story so far: My daughter Chelsea loves bread.  As a toddler she lived on..

Is change hard or just inconvenient?

Is change hard or just inconvenient?

If I put a gun to your head and said if you took a bite of that double cream red velvet chocolate cupcake I would pull the trigger, would you take that bite? Of course..

Music Monday – Eric’s Gym Playlist

Music Monday – Eric’s Gym Playlist

Each week we will be featuring one community member’s gym / workout / running music playlist in order to give you all some inspiration and ideas for your own playlists. We will be kicking things off..

Monique finds balance and loses 37kg

Monique finds balance and loses 37kg

Ok, so, my name is Monique and I am a sweetie fiend… …no really. Ask anyone. I grew up with a sweetie cupboard, a coke machine with constant supply of cream soda, fanta, lemonade and..

You versus you

You versus you

As ridiculous as it is, it is human nature to compare yourself to others. Despite the fact that it makes absolutely no sense. Why doesn’t it make sense? Because you are unique!  We are so..

The Sleekgeek Guide to Surviving Ramadan

The Sleekgeek Guide to Surviving Ramadan

Hey guys, Some of our community members have to navigate religious and cultural holidays during the year so I asked a registered dietician friend of mine Kelly Scholtz to write something for us on the topic of..

Take action for your future right now

Take action for your future right now

Today I want to share a simple yet powerful technique that has been a crucial tool in my journey to health and my personal success. You may have heard that expression “Do something your future..

Laugh yourself to health :)

Laugh yourself to health :)

We all need to laugh more. Our health depends on it.  ‘Laughter is the best medicine’ Life is tough and stressful but come on Sleeks… what is the worst that can happen? We have to..

Pre-Order Your SG Hoodie Now!

Pre-Order Your SG Hoodie Now!

Our brand new Sleekgeek Athlete Hoodies are now available for pre-order! Orders close 5pm Tuesday 1 July. Expect delivery end July 2014 Please note that we are not ordering extra stock so this is a ONE..

How to live a brilliant life?

How to live a brilliant life?

It is very simple. Life is about choices. Every day. Every choice. You are 100% in control and responsible for the aspects you can control.  Agree?  If you agree then the next question is –..

How to Destroy your Fear

How to Destroy your Fear

What has your fear of the unknown prevented you from doing already in your life? How many times have you consciously or subconsciously used it as an excuse to stay the same and not progress?..

How to create your Perfect Day

How to create your Perfect Day

18 months ago I crafted my “Perfect Day”. It gave me clarity of direction and changed my life path forever.  I wanted to share that with powerful process with you today.  I am going to..

SG featured on Doctor’s Orders SABC3 (video)

SG featured on Doctor’s Orders SABC3 (video)

Last week Friday Sleekgeek was featured on Doctor’s Orders on SABC3. It was very nicely done and sums up a lot of what this amazing community is about. A few of our inspirational community members..

The Sleekgeek Code

The Sleekgeek Code

I get asked a lot in interviews what exactly Sleek is .. and what a sleekgeek is? Who is a sleekgeek member? I also see people say things like “I am not a sleekgeek but….”..

#sleekgeek100 – 100 days of health and happiness

#sleekgeek100 – 100 days of health and happiness

Proudly brought to you in association with partners Tru-Cape South Africa Abate Fetel pears – Say (ah-BAH-tay fuh-TEL) Commit to this process and carve your pathway to 100 days of health and happiness. This sleekgeek..

20% effort, 80% results

20% effort, 80% results

20% of the effort for 80% of the results is where it’s at when it comes to making a long-term sustainable lifestyle. I’m not talking about being “good” 80% of the time and doing “whatever”..

Jono Augustyn – Story of a skinny boy

Jono Augustyn – Story of a skinny boy

Many  of you may already know me from my regular posts, interactions and pictures on Sleekgeek Facebook Group. I have been part of the SG family since there were roughly only 1,000 Facebook group members…

Type2 new non-medical support  group solution

Type2 new non-medical support  group solution

Type2 gets a shot in the arm with new non-medical support  group solution With more than 2.5 million South Africans diagnosed with adult-onset, Type 2 Diabetes following poor diet and lifestyle choices the route to..

Success is not a straight line

Success is not a straight line

Good morning Sleeks, This week I have been thinking a lot about the diagram above. I often use it as a way to understand being en entrepreneur and running a business. It is no different..

The Box – SA’s hot new Crossfit magazine!

The Box – SA’s hot new Crossfit magazine!

Niche communications and publishing company, Bespoke Media, has just launched The Box South Africa – the magazine by the CrossFit community, for the CrossFit community. I personally got the magazine in my hands and the..

SG Kids: Tyra’s journey

SG Kids: Tyra’s journey

Wow. Well done Tyra! 14 Weeks and 14kgs down/ The Sleekgeek community has been following your inspirational journey which has inspired other parents in our community to get their kids healthy. Here is a new..

SG featured in Business Day newspaper

SG featured in Business Day newspaper

Very cool. Sleekgeek is often featured in the media on TV, radio and print. This week our founder Elan Lohmann was featured in the Business Day Newspaper both in print and online. They did a..

Build a foundation for health and fitness

Build a foundation for health and fitness

Today I wanted to share a learning I had over the past year.  I learned that with health and fitness if you do not build the correct foundations with your body you are going to..

Win one of 2 pairs of Reebok Z-Series

Win one of 2 pairs of Reebok Z-Series

WOW – these trainers are hot. You have to get your hands on a pair and here is your big chance. I am giving away 2 pairs valued at R1,299.95 each. I am going to..

Zack went from skinny to buff

Zack went from skinny to buff

Driving through doubt and disappointment. This follows the story of my evolution from a hung-over highschooler, to a matured muscleman (in the making). Sounds rough doesn’t it? Let’s get to the point and find out…..

Lead others for your health and theirs

Lead others for your health and theirs

Sleeks, I would like to encourage every one of you to lead and inspire others. – I am going to tell you how you can do that and why it can benefit your own life..

Young Tyra’s journey to health  #SleekKIDS

Young Tyra’s journey to health #SleekKIDS

I wanted to share something useful and beautiful from the Sleekgeek community. A total inspiration. One of our loyal Sleekgeeks Seone Maskell from KZN, who has undergone her own person journey to health with our..

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