ARTICLES RELATING TO FITNESS

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

Mom takes back her own body after birth, inspires hundreds others

2016-04-28 11:28

Fed-up with feeling heavy and overweight after childbirth, this SA mom set about changing her habits. She started a revolution – read her inspirational story.

How cheap surgical tape can prevent running blisters

2016-04-12 14:17

Surgical tape is affordable and easy to find, and researchers have now proven that it's the best way to prevent running blisters.

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

2015-12-30 11:31

Muscles prefer carbohydrates as their fuel source during high-intensity, long-duration runs, a new study has found.

What it takes to be a racing driver

2015-12-07 08:31

Racing drivers such as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, have to be just as fit as boxers, with lightening fast reflexes.

 

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

Seniors who pump iron have longer lives

2016-05-05 11:28

A 15-year study indicates that strength training can substantially decrease mortality risk and improve functional limitations in older people.

MMA fighters face doping charges

2016-04-26 15:42

South African Mixed Martial Arts fighters were tested positive for banned substances.

Exercise may keep your brain 10 years younger

2016-03-24 15:20

In a new study physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers.

Meet Cape Town's male pole dancer!

2015-12-15 21:15

Pole dancing is not just for women. See how David Rutherfoord-Jones takes to the pole to show off some of his moves, including the splits.

Bestselling workout supplement faces probe in South Africa

2015-12-01 21:30

The workout supplement Jack3d is under the radar of the Medicines Control Council for possibly containing an illegal substance that falls within the same category as dagga.

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