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Smart tips to stay active this holiday

2014-12-12 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?

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.

How to get fit on a budget

2014-10-17 14:54

Getting in shape doesn’t have to take a heavy toll on your bank balance. Here are 5 ways to get fit on a budget.

Exercise myths you shouldn’t believe

2014-10-06 09:56

A thousand sit-ups a day? Extreme before and after pictures? A sports scientist discusses some of these common fitness misconceptions and why they won't work.

Men want women in 20s

2014-09-30 15:59

Research indicates that sexually men prefer women in their mid-20s.

Fat like me? The journey continues

2014-09-15 05:00

Curious to see what 118 kilos look like? Our fat fighter shows it all this week - he has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt!

Fat like me? 120kg going down!

2014-09-06 16:00

One month down, two more to go, says Brandon Faber whose hard work has started paying off!

Fat like me? 120kg going down!

2014-09-03 05:00

One month down, two more to go, says Brandon Faber whose hard work has started paying off!

Fat like me? 120kg going down!

2014-09-02 14:45

One month down, two more to go, says Brandon Faber whose hard work has started paying off!

Healthy living saves diabetics a fortune

2014-08-22 10:36

Diabetics who stick with a fitness and nutrition plan can save a lot of money in health-care costs.

Fitness apps for short, sharp workouts

2014-08-18 16:02

People who don't have a lot of time on their hands or can't make it to the gym can turn to fitness apps for short bouts of exercise.

We should care about our health, not our waistlines

2014-08-17 07:00

Starving yourself skinny isn't healthy, and neither is never eating all the junk food you want. Our waistlines shouldn't be our priority. Taking good care of our bodies should.

What happens at CrossFit?

2014-08-08 15:48

A Health24 user weighing 120 kilograms is getting fit and fighting flab with CrossFit. Here's what his workouts look like.

Soccer cultivates a variety of skills

2014-07-31 15:33

From aerobic prowess to foot-eye coordination and the ability to turn on a dime, soccer hones the body.

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.

 

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?

How to get fit on a budget

2014-10-17 14:48

Getting in shape doesn’t have to take a heavy toll on your bank balance. Here are 5 ways to get fit on a budget.

Exercise myths you shouldn’t believe

2014-10-06 09:31

A thousand sit-ups a day? Extreme before and after pictures? A sports scientist discusses some of these common fitness misconceptions and why they won't work.

Fat like me? Confessions of a dieter

2014-09-22 16:03

Health24's Brandon Faber has made it through his first six weeks of CrossFit training and lets us in on a few secrets.

Fat like me? Brandon takes his top off!

2014-09-15 12:44

Brandon has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt! Here's what 118kg looks like topless.

Fat like me? The journey continues

2014-09-12 14:57

Curious to see what 118 kilos look like? Our fat fighter shows it all this week – he has lost 2 kilograms and his t-shirt!

A mom's guide to strength training

2014-09-04 11:53

A busy work and family routine could mean that exercise has become a chore for you. But if you consider the benefits of strength training, it’s well worth the effort.

120kg going down!

2014-09-02 15:05

One month down, two more to go, says Brandon Faber who has started seeing results.

How to stay fit and healthy while pregnant

2014-08-28 14:14

It's not impossible to stay active when you're pregnant!

How to stay fit and healthy while pregnant

2014-08-20 13:29

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

Fat camps offer pudgy pets 'pawlates' to slim down

2014-08-18 11:17

With over half of U.S. dogs overweight, fat camps offer pudgy pets 'pawlates' and 'doga' to slim them down.

Fat like me? Brandon fights the pain

2014-08-15 11:55

Health24 user Brandon Faber, who weighs 120kg, has completed his first week of CrossFit and shares his experience.

Fitness may reduce depression in school kids

2014-08-08 11:06

According to researchers, there is a possible link between fitness and depression symptoms in middle-school girls.

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This notoriously mean machine is a slave to this man's rhythm. Austin Brown should watch out, because this is by far the best treadmill dancing seen to man.

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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?

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