ARTICLES RELATING TO FITNESS

Hula hoop makes a comeback as cardio workout tool

2014-07-22 11:35

The hula hoop is making a comeback as a workout tool that, according to fitness experts, provides an effective cardio and even meditative workout.

We had a quickie with SA's hottest twins!

2014-07-10 07:00

We caught up with talk of the town fitness twins, Alex and Charlie Kotze about their gym regime, cheat treats and their single status.

Heavily pregnant super mom runs 800m race

2014-06-27 10:18

Amazing Olympic runner proves that pregnancy need not put an end to being fit.

Funniest fitness flops

2014-06-07 16:30

Watch some of the funniest and most painful fitness fails we could find.

A fitness tracker for kids

2014-05-23 12:34

Do kids really need another electronic device in his life?

How to exercise safely during pregnancy

2014-05-21 12:19

Ever wanted to exercise during pregnancy but were too afraid? We help allay your fears.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-05-12 11:44

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

How to exercise safely during pregnancy

2014-05-07 15:26

Ever wanted to exercise during pregnancy but were too afraid? We help allay your fears.

4 ways to burn fat

2014-05-07 15:22

Got saddle bags or a flabby tummy? Those bulging bits are signs that excess body fat has been distributed to specific areas of your body. Here's a four-step plan to a trimmer you.

5 fun dance styles to challenge your fitness

2014-05-07 15:22

More and more people are finding their dancing feet. Of course, dancing has a range of health benefits.

10 nasty gym habits

2014-05-07 15:22

The gym has at least 10 unwritten rules. If you don't know what they are, you could be driving other gym users crazy. And that includes the hulk in the corner with the dumbbells.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-04-16 16:29

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

Pick your sport and get your dream body

2014-04-10 05:00

Every woman dreams of a body shape they prefer to have and with the following sports it is possible.

Pick your sport and get your dream body

2014-04-09 09:48

Every woman dreams of a body shape they prefer to have and with the following sports it is possible.

9 signs of a healthy guy

2014-03-19 11:59

Here are nine ways your body tells you that it is in great shape. Check to see if you recognise yourself.

No-frills gyms offer back-to-basics approach

2014-03-18 15:49

The no-frills gyms that sprung up during the recession are still thriving and people are enjoying the lower prices and more specialised approach.

How to choose a fitness programme

2014-03-18 05:00

If you’re exercising with a particular goal in mind, you need to follow a programme that’s designed to progress you towards that goal in the safest and most effective manner possible. So how do you know if your fitness programme is right for you?

6 instant workouts for busy guys

2014-03-11 16:38

You don't have time, but just need to exercise. Well, here are six exercises to do during your busy day.

How much protein do exercisers need?

2014-03-10 15:05

Protein is an essential ingredient when it comes to making the most of your exercise programme. But how much is enough, and how much is too much – and when is the best time to take it?

How to ease into the gym lifestyle

2014-03-06 17:03

New to the gym? Here are some tips to alleviate your anxiety and help you ease into your new, healthy lifestyle.

Could you be overtraining?

2014-03-03 05:00

More is not always better when it comes to exercise. And too much exercise can have a damaging effect on the body.

10 ways to speed up your metabolism

2014-02-25 11:00

Need to drop a few kilos? Here are a few clever ways in which you can speed up your metabolism easily.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-02-25 08:53

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

Video: A skeleton doing yoga

2014-02-24 15:03

As you bend, twist and stretch, your amazing skeleton moves like a carefully strung puppet. Watch and be amazed.

Painkillers and exercise: a killer combo?

2014-02-21 11:05

If you’re an avid exerciser, the temptation to ‘push through the pain’ can be tempting – but there are some things you should know before you pop a painkiller to mask the pain.

 

Vixen workouts: fitness made foxy!

2014-07-15 09:51

The vixen workout is the hottest new trend in fitness that not only offers a cardio workout, but is a form of empowerment and feels like a girls' night out.

How to choose a fitness programme

2014-07-04 11:48

If you’re exercising with a particular goal in mind, you need to follow a programme that’s designed to progress you towards that goal in the safest and most effective manner possible. So how do you know if your fitness programme is right for you?

Heavily pregnant super mom runs 800m race

2014-06-27 09:53

Amazing Olympic runner proves that pregnancy need not put an end to being fit.

Fitness experts disagree on best running techniques

2014-05-27 12:32

Fitness experts have different opinions on the ideal way of running; some chase one ideal form, others work with the body's individual flow, but all praise the soft landing.

A fitness tracker for kids

2014-05-23 10:44

Do kids really need another electronic device in his life?

Fitness helps hypertensive seniors live longer

2014-05-13 10:40

Older males with high blood pressure who have high fitness levels have a fifty percent lower death rate than those who are unfit.

Poor physical shape in middle age tied to earlier death

2014-05-09 14:39

Being in poor shape in middle age hurts more than just one's physique. It is also tied to earlier death, a recent study found.

Running in all weather conditions

2014-05-07 15:22

Love a good run? Here's how to maintain your running programme even when the weather doesn’t play ball.

Lift heavy to get lean

2014-05-07 15:22

Many women shy away from strength training because they're scared of bulking up. But the experts say this is far from the truth.

How to ease into the gym lifestyle

2014-05-07 15:22

New to the gym? Here are some tips to alleviate your anxiety and help you ease into your new, healthy lifestyle.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-05-07 15:22

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

How to ease into the gym lifestyle

2014-04-16 16:28

New to the gym? Here are some tips to alleviate your anxiety and help you ease into your new, healthy lifestyle.

Pick a sport that sculpts your body the way you dream

2014-04-09 14:45

Everybody has a type of a physique that they desire to have and these sports gives man a perfect idea which sports to play to get that body.

Heart health linked with mental functioning

2014-04-03 15:18

Better cardiac fitness in young adults translates to better brain fitness in middle age, adding to a growing body of evidence that links heart health with mental functioning.

Golden rules of exercise and eating

2014-03-19 05:00

No amount of exercise in the world will get you the body you want if you’re eating all the wrong things. This is what you need to know.

Golden rules of exercise and eating

2014-03-18 09:40

No amount of exercise in the world will get you the body you want if you’re eating all the wrong things. This is what you need to know.

Here’s how to make your exercise routine Earth-friendly. Yes really!

2014-03-14 12:30

How eco-friendly is your exercise routine? Follow these tips on how to keep fit without damaging the health of the planet.

Here’s how to make your exercise routine Earth-friendly. Yes really!

2014-03-11 13:46

How eco-friendly is your exercise routine? Follow these tips on how to keep fit without damaging the health of the planet.

Women: 3 biggest body gripes

2014-03-10 05:00

Whether it's cellulite that bothers you or a saggy bottom, try these tips to deal with your body gripe.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-03-04 13:16

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

Could you be overtraining?

2014-02-28 14:29

More is not always better when it comes to exercise. And too much exercise can have a damaging effect on the body.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-02-25 08:57

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-02-25 05:00

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

20 good reasons to get moving

2014-02-24 12:23

Here are 20 very good reasons to get up off the couch and get your heart rate up. These should inspire you.

4 ways to fit exercise into your life

2014-02-12 05:00

The secret to fitting in exercise - and sticking with it - is to make it work for you and your life.

 
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