ARTICLES RELATING TO FITNESS

Working out in the concrete jungle

2016-09-26 13:05

There may not be any beaches for running or mountains to climb, but Johannesburg still offers a great variety of exercise options to keep you fit.

Want a hot bod this summer?

2016-09-11 06:04

With spring having sprung and summer as good as here, some people are boasting about the intense workout regime they have already embarked on at the gym as part of their build-up to obtaining a perfect summer body to show off, come holiday season, in their trendy bikini or swimming trunks.

10 easy ways to build activity into your workday

2016-08-22 09:55

Sitting at your desk all day increases your risk for heart attack, stroke and even death, but moving throughout the day will help you reduce the risk.

Success in Rio – a fine balancing act

2016-08-10 11:58

An athlete needs a good level of psychological skills and self-regulation to be able to deal with the pressure that a big stage such as the Olympic Games brings.

Running for a cause: 26 Charities to benefit from Sanlam Cape town marathon

2016-07-01 12:16

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers hope to raise over R1 million to benefit close to thirty different charity organisations.

Fitness close to your heart

2016-06-13 10:33

The Mio Fuse isn’t a smart watch or fancy wearable that one would flash to friends.

Fitbit faces fresh challenge from Samsung

2016-06-03 09:12

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is unveiling a new fitness tracker that aims to undercut gadgets from market leader Fitbit.

Stay fit and active, without a gym contract

2016-06-02 10:21

There's a new app for individuals who want to stay active and love variety, but don't want to commit to a gym contract.

The Health24 'Ultimate You' Challenge

2016-05-12 15:14

Health24 and Sleekgeek have joined forces to help South Africans meet their health goals and transform their bodies in just 8 weeks. Enter today and save!

Pumping iron? Try longer breaks between sets for maximum muscle growth

2016-05-11 14:06

Study suggests 5-minute rest periods during weight training, at least for novices

 

Can exercise offset damaging effects of alcohol?

2016-09-12 14:33

A study found that just 2.5 hours of physical activity a week could reduce the harmful effects of alcohol in drinkers all over the world.

8 seriously fit celebrities that will inspire you

2016-08-23 13:05

Zac Efron, Channing Tatum and Jessica Alba are just some of the celebrities who motivate us to hit the gym and get that perfect body.

Regular exercise may curb deadly diseases

2016-08-11 11:39

With ageing populations and an increasing number of cardiovascular and diabetes deaths, greater interventions to promote physical activity in the general public are required.

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Fair play at the Olympics: testosterone and female athletes

2016-06-22 15:01

In 2015, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concluded there was no convincing scientific evidence that women with elevated testosterone levels had a performance advantage over others.

Fun is key with this fitness app

2016-06-07 12:52

Fitness start-up FitKey is ideal for individuals who want to stay active and love variety, but don’t want to commit to a gym contract.

Winners lost a total of 1,726kgs- New Year Ultimate You Challenge Gallery

2016-06-02 14:07

Here are the top winners of Health24's Sleekgeek New Year 2016 Ultimate You Challenge.

Can dark chocolate improve your cycling performance?

2016-05-27 07:46

A recent study suggests that dark chocolate can improve cycling performance, but should cyclists really be including more chocolate in their diet?

Staying fit and healthy can be really cheap

2016-05-11 21:11

Aerobics instructor, Vincent Masobe, shows us how keeping fit doesn't have to cost a cent.

Here's why your dog is your best health friend

2016-05-10 08:19

Dog walking helps cut back on excess weight and the overall need to visit a physician while raising overall moderate and vigorous exercise levels among the over-60 set, investigators found

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