Editor's foreword, 28 November 2014

28 November 2014

Welcome to the 28 November 2014 issue of DO IT NOW Magazine.

On the cover this week is the legendary saxophonist Kenny G, who blew the audience away at his one-night-only performance at the Cola-Cola Dome last week. Find out more in Kenny G woes SA audience.

When it comes to remaining focused and dedicated to your training during the festive season, most people’s will power will be tested to the max. Get some great tips to help you get through the festivities in the article Training tips for the festive season.

We generally tend to take our knees for granted and only really pay them any attention once a niggle sets in. In the article Things you’re doing that ruin your knees, we take a look at what we are doing on a daily basis that’s ruining our knees, as well as provide advice on what to do.

Over 30’s running: Negative Nancy to Positive Polly focuses on the importance of having a strong, positive mindset during a race; be it a marathon, half marathon and triathlon or just training for a race, and provides some tips to help you create a positive mindset.

Journey to healing is a wonderful true-life story about how using hypnotherapy is changing an IRONMAN athlete's life significantly for the better, both physiologically and psychologically.

Looking for an activity or event to take part in this December? Then refer to our December calendar, which features a variety of options for you to choose from. If you prefer something a little more chilled, then check out the Entertainment review.

If you love the outdoors and being active then don't miss the article Playing at the giant’s feet, which takes us to Champagne Sports Resort. Situated at the foot of the Drakensburg escarpment, it is the setting and range of activities that make this resort so memorable.

There’s nothing that helps boost morale more after a tough day of hiking than a hot meal or decent cup of coffee (Irish or otherwise) – and for this, you need a stove you can rely on. However, the range available is large and varied. To help you make an informed decision, the article In review: Hiking stoves is an in-depth comparative review of two top stoves.

Litha Pharma is giving away three hampers, containing a variety of Litha Pharma products, valued at R1,600-00 to three lucky readers. There is also an Overlander Copper Black Pearl Bangle Unisex Bangle, with the original Victor Ryde 4 x 4 motif, to be won by one lucky reader. For more information and to enter, visit our competitions page.

Until next Friday, don't hesitate, don't procrastinate, do it now!


 COVER PHOTO: Kenny G woes the audience at his one-night-only performance in Johannesburg.

COVER PHOTO CREDIT: On Air Entertainment



CEO: Francois Flamengo


CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Peet Nieuwenhuizen





Alan Hobson

Andrea Kellerman

Duane Stacey

Eunice Visagie

Greg Gearing

Hannele Steyn

Ico Schutte

Keegan Longueira

Mark Sampson

Sam Bradley

Schalk van der Merwe

Tori Leckie

Xen & Adri Ludick

Zygmund Brodalka


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Welcome to the 28 November 2014 issue of DO IT NOW Magazine.