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8 Easy steps to help someone start running

2017-08-04 16:29

Got a friend who’s ready to give running a try? Here’s how to get them off to a good start.

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WATCH: Roodepoort gogos pack a punch during boxing training

When former bodybuilder and lifestyle coach Claude Maphosa wanted to give back to his community and help to the elderly, one thing came to mind: boxing training for gogos.

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7 exercises you can do at your desk

2017-07-27 10:04

Here are some simple exercises to boost your fitness and lift you out of your chair.

Fitness, not body fat key to post-stroke recovery

2017-04-10 10:50

People who exercised regularly before their stroke are 18% more likely to be able to perform basic tasks.

5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017

2017-01-09 13:26

With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.

Google helps keep New Year's resolution fitness goals

2017-01-06 16:05

Google will now help users keep their New Year’s resolution fitness through an update on the Calendar app.

You have to watch Somizi’s Verimark ad

2016-11-21 11:32

South African celebrity Somizi has a new Verimark ad for his workout DVD and it’s a must-see.

'Balloon capsules' help obese patients lose weight

2016-11-08 11:12

Up to three balloons, inflated with gas via a catheter, were placed in patients' stomachs over three months, and removed after six months. The balloons made patients feel full.

A fitness tracker on its own won't affect your weight

2016-10-06 11:45

A fitness tracker may help you keep tabs on your activity levels, but unless you change your lifestyle habits you're unlikely to 'drop the pounds'.

The running vs. walking debate

2016-09-30 12:10

There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. We consulted two experts to get answers.

 

5 Gentle yoga poses that help relieve stress

2017-08-04 16:27

Holding gentle poses for minutes at a time releases tension in the body and the mind.

8 Tips for running during and after pregnancy

2017-08-04 09:02

What to expect when you’re expecting and what to be aware of post-birth — and how to deal with it all.

New IAAF study reopens Semenya testosterone debate

2017-07-04 13:48

The study found that women with high natural testosterone levels performed better in several athletic activities.

Get active to fight cancer

2017-02-03 13:48

One of the key messages this World Cancer Day (4 February 2017) is to get active and monitor your weight to reduce your risk of being diagnosed with cancer.

What to eat before and after exercise

2017-01-09 09:46

We all know we should exercise and eat healthy food. Here’s a look at what you should be using to fuel your body for the best results from exercising.

7 reasons to start running

2016-11-22 12:48

Looking for a reason to start running? We have seven.

Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break

2016-11-18 11:13

Sometimes life happens and your exercise routine takes a backseat. Here’s how to get back into the swing of things.

SEE: 8 places to go hiking in South Africa this summer

2016-10-27 10:59

Exercise can be fun. Get outdoors this summer and try one of these hikes around South Africa.

A fitness tracker on its own won't affect your weight

2016-10-06 10:08

A fitness tracker may help you keep tabs on your activity levels, but unless you change your lifestyle habits you're unlikely to 'drop the pounds'.

7 top butt exercises for guys

2016-09-29 14:53

Women love men with sexy bums! So don’t neglect your bottom in your workout routine. We’ve got just the right exercises for you.

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