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.

Dis-Chem pulls fitness supplement Jack3d from shelves

2015-11-28 10:03

Health24 investigates why the pre-workout supplement Jack3d, manufactured by USPlabs, is still being sold in SA after being indicted in the US for using false certificates of analysis and false labeling.

How you can gym for free in Johannesburg!

2015-11-17 11:27

We take a look at how Soweto’s latest outdoor gym, which is one of at least 12 outdoor gyms in Johannesburg, is helping to get people active and health conscious.

Infographic: The best food to eat between workouts

2015-11-09 10:55

You are what you eat, so don't let bad food choices take away from your workout.

9 SA celebrities who love to work out

2015-10-22 15:50

Staying fit (and sharing their workout outfits on social media) is just part of their daily lives.

South Africans urged to move their spines

2015-10-16 17:01

When it comes to your spine, it is important to be proactive, says an expert on World Spine Day.

5 exercises that are a complete waste of time

2015-09-11 12:32

Working out hard but not seeing any results? Some exercises, if not done correctly, will never give you the sculpted form you're after. Our fitness expert, Habib Noorbai explains what you could be doing wrong.

Women’s Running magazine praised for using larger model

2015-07-21 10:30

Because women across all spheres are getting bored with narrow body image ideals.

How easy is it to get steroids in South Africa?

2015-07-03 16:25

The black market for anabolic steroids is booming, and anyone who has spent any time at the gym will tell you how easy they are to come by. We explain why they are used, and the devastating dangers they pose to your health.


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.

Lawsuits against makers of Jack3d

2015-11-27 16:18

The U.S. has announced that lawsuits will be brought against USPLabs, the makers of the unsafe nutritional supplement Jack3d.

KZN woman finds her passion in the gym

2015-11-16 13:44

Natasha Martens (24), originally from Hilton and now living in Durban, has fallen in love with the body-building world.

Why bigger isn't always better when it comes to muscle building

2015-10-30 15:26

Bodybuilders and action movie stars may look super powerful when showing off their bulging muscles, but that doesn't mean they're stronger than other athletes such as weight lifters and sprinters.

Mastering the half marathon

2015-10-20 17:55

Everything you need to know about tackling a half-marathon, whatever your ability or ambition.

Is Dale Steyn as fit as a baby?

2015-10-01 17:25

One of the world's fastest bowlers, cricketer Dale Steyn, was pitted against a one-and-a-half-year-old to see who could keep going for longest. Guess who won!

A divine life through alternative forms of meditation

2015-08-04 15:55

From our minds to our health, meditation brings levels of peace to our beings. Here are ways to bring at-one-ment to your life's journey.

Fitspiration: doing more harm than good?

2015-07-15 10:10

Why you should embrace your body image regardless of what other people say or do.

Are you using the treadmill properly?

2015-06-08 11:11

Love working up a sweat on the treadmill? Read this to make sure you get the most out of your workout.

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