ARTICLES RELATING TO FITNESS

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.

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.

 

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.

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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