ARTICLES RELATING TO FITNESS

5 exercises you could be doing wrong

2015-01-26 05:30

If you don’t do the following exercises correctly, you won’t get the full benefit of your fitness programme and might actually end up injuring yourself.

Why most fitness apps are simply gimmicks

2015-01-22 08:38

Smartphone fitness applications aim to change people's behaviours, but often without the most effective tools. Plus, the social media integration is simply annoying.

Fitness model Greg Plitt is killed by a train as he shoots a video for his website

2015-01-20 09:18

Friends say the popular US fitness model and Bravo reality star George Gregory Plitt Jr was filming a video for his website when he was killed by a train in a freak accident.

American fitness routines moving 'back to basics'

2015-01-15 15:52

According to an American digital fitness app and online website, back-to-basic fitness routines such as cycling grew in popularity last year.

Are you guilty of completely messing up these exercises?

2015-01-15 13:24

If you don’t do the following exercises correctly, you won’t get the full benefit of your fitness programme and might actually end up injuring yourself.

Are you guilty of completely messing up these exercises?

2015-01-14 09:40

If you don’t do the following exercises correctly, you won’t get the full benefit of your fitness programme and might actually end up injuring yourself.

American fitness routines moving 'back to basics'

2015-01-13 16:34

According to an American digital fitness app and online website, back-to-basic fitness routines such as cycling grew in popularity last year.

2015: The year to reach your fitness goals

2015-01-13 13:35

Get fit in eight weeks with SSISA'S GO-4-IT programme.

Get up and running the OptiFit way

2015-01-09 17:00

Become a 10km and 21km runner or venture into trail running with OptiFit's running programme.

Get up and running the OptiFit way

2015-01-08 15:33

Become a 10km and 21km runner or venture into trail running with OptiFit's running programme.

Dealing with cold weather injuries

2015-01-04 05:00

If exercising outdoors is on your list of New Year's resolutions, don't let the weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Dealing with cold weather injuries

2015-01-02 12:13

If exercising outdoors is on your list of New Year's resolutions, don't let the weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

How to stay fit and healthy while pregnant

2014-12-28 21:00

Staying active can be hard when you're pregnant but it's not impossible!

Activity trackers get smarter at measuring fitness

2014-12-23 10:30

Today's fitness tracking devices count calories, measure sleep patterns and monitor heart rates and steps.

Hip-hop your way to fitness

2014-12-19 05:00

You don’t need to be super-slick or ultra-trim to be able to dance. You just need to be ready and willing. After a few sessions the steps will start coming automatically – and so will the fitness rewards.

How this old fart got fit

2014-12-18 13:15

Actor and comedian Tim Plewman overhauled his life and despite being in his 50s he stopped smoking and began exercising and taking his health seriously. Here’s how he did it.

Sleep apnoea may lower your aerobic fitness

2014-12-08 16:20

People with this sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds.

Boutique fitness studios – a growing trend

2014-11-25 15:44

Boutique fitness studios are a growing part of the fitness industry, hardening bodies with a new personalised approach.

Is your ankle starting to rankle?

2014-11-12 11:10

If you’re an athlete, you know all about fitness techniques and the need to protect your joints. But you may be neglecting one important body part – your ankles.

Quickstep to fitness

2014-11-07 15:21

You don’t need to be super-slick or ultra-trim to be able to dance. You just need to be ready and willing. After a few sessions the steps will start coming automatically – and so will the rewards.

Hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant?

2014-11-07 10:00

These moms-to-be choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

Good vibrations... or not?

2014-11-05 16:15

Whole-body vibration offers a quick-fix way to get fit and lose weight, but could be risky. Here’s what you need to know.

Hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant?

2014-11-04 11:02

These moms-to-be choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

Dad's face same guilt as moms over skipping gym

2014-10-22 15:25

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behaviour that takes up family time, researcher says in a recent study.

10 exercise myths busted

2014-10-21 13:56

How hard should you push yourself? Does more sweat mean you burned more fat? A sports scientist addresses 10 of the most common exercise myths. Have exercise misconceptions prevented you from starting an exercise programme?

 

Why most fitness apps are simply gimmicks

2015-01-26 05:00

Smartphone fitness applications aim to change people's behaviours, but often without the most effective tools.

Death of fitness model 'just a mistake'

2015-01-20 10:37

A friend of popular fitness model and actor Greg Plitt who was killed while filming a video says he was a bold and fearless person who just made a rare mistake.

4 ways to fit exercise into your life

2015-01-18 05:00

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

2015: The year to reach your fitness goals

2015-01-15 15:52

Get fit in eight weeks with SSISA'S GO-4-IT programme.

5 exercises you could be doing wrong

2015-01-14 15:52

If you don’t do the following exercises correctly, you won’t get the full benefit of your fitness programme and might actually end up injuring yourself.

5 exercises you could be doing wrong

2015-01-14 08:08

If you don’t do the following exercises correctly, you won’t get the full benefit of your fitness programme and might actually end up injuring yourself.

American fitness routines moving 'back to basics'

2015-01-13 16:34

According to an American digital fitness app and online website, back-to-basic fitness routines such as cycling grew in popularity last year.

This gym programme plans to take Cape Town by storm

2015-01-12 12:51

Researched Innovative Performance Training (RIPT) is a new high performance gym programme designed to optimise group training.

Get up and running the OptiFit way

2015-01-09 05:00

Become a 10km and 21km runner or venture into trail running with OptiFit's running programme.

Dealing with cold weather injuries

2015-01-05 15:37

If exercising outdoors is on your list of New Year's resolutions, don't let the weather stop you, suggests the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Activity trackers get smarter at measuring fitness

2015-01-03 05:00

Today's fitness tracking devices count calories, measure sleep patterns and monitor heart rates and steps.

Smart tips to stay active this holiday

2015-01-02 07:00

It's been a very long year and we all deserve a break. While we're mentally recharging, why not give our bodies a boost too?

Smart tips to stay active this holiday

2014-12-24 00:00

It's been a very long year and we all deserve a break. While we're mentally recharging, why not give our bodies a boost too?

What's your exercise DNA?

2014-12-19 15:30

A simple DNA test could boost your training and performance by giving you some insight into the kind of exercise to which you might be suited best genetically.

Fitness experts disagree on best running techniques

2014-12-18 13:18

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.

What's your exercise DNA?

2014-12-18 13:11

A simple DNA test could boost your training and performance by giving you some insight into the kind of exercise to which you might be suited best genetically.

Sleep apnoea may lower your aerobic fitness

2014-12-04 11:52

People with this sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds.

Boutique fitness studios – a growing trend

2014-11-25 12:29

Boutique fitness studios are a growing part of the fitness industry, hardening bodies with a new personalised approach.

Heart disease and exercise

2014-11-07 15:42

Are you one of the 3.4 million Australians who have heart disease? Then it’s important to stay active.

Getting up improves seniors' physical function

2014-11-07 10:46

According to a study, just the act of standing-up can be a way to improved physical function in older people.

Check your mate – your health depends on it

2014-11-05 16:38

Can a weight-watching fitness freak live happily with an under-active, overweight mate? How do they reconcile their diverging lifestyles? The answer: by getting healthy together.

Sexy hoola hooping at 37 weeks pregnant

2014-11-04 13:48

Safety tips for moms-to-be who choose unusual fitness regimes. [Video]

10 exercise myths busted

2014-10-31 09:47

How hard should you push yourself? Does more sweat mean you burned more fat? A sports scientist addresses 10 of the most common exercise myths.

How to choose a fitness programme

2014-10-21 15:27

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?

Dads face same guilt as moms over skipping gym

2014-10-20 13:55

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behaviour that takes up family time, researcher says in a recent study.

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