Quitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slim

2018-08-18 08:00

Best results in limiting weight gain after quitting smoking were found in women who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week.

15 fitness 'tips' that are doing more harm than good

2018-08-14 18:30

Regular exercise is essential for health, but there's tons of conflicting fitness advice out there.

Harvard doctors say this neglected move is a better way to get strong abs than sit-ups

2018-08-07 14:09

Give sit-ups a break and try a plank, Harvard Medical School physicians say.

"I lived like Rachel Kolisi for a day"

2018-08-07 09:22

Not inhabiting her home, or cuddling with her loved ones, but by mimicking the small details of her everyday existence. PS. She was totally in on it.


2018-08-03 15:00

IT HAS been said that depression in Mzansi is at an all-time high yet it seems to still be increasing.

“I finally realised that I wanted to be fit — not skinny”

2018-07-26 11:08

I lost some of the little weight I had, and got teased about it – proper.

9 intense arm workouts you can do virtually anywhere without any equipment

2018-07-26 07:30

These arm workouts can make you sweat without any additional weights or equipment so you can get your arms working virtually anywhere.

No gym membership? No problem. Stay fit on a budget!

2018-07-20 11:55

It's time to get creative this winter.

Short, intense workouts that are becoming wildly popular may help build muscle better than traditional exercise

2018-07-13 07:54

If you want to get stronger, short intense workouts could be the fastest way to do so.

When am I ready to exercise again after I’ve been sick?

2018-06-30 08:00

Can you really lace up for that half-marathon if you've been in bed with flu all week? We weigh in on when you can safely resume your exercise regime.


How to handle incontinence at the gym

2018-08-16 11:00

If you suffer from incontinence, you don’t need to avoid exercising (or the gym).

Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

2018-08-09 09:17

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that older people who spent less time sitting and more time moving had fewer signs of encroaching heart disease.

The 12 best foods to burn fat and build lean muscle

2018-08-05 11:40

Certain foods help you train harder, burn fat faster and sculpt muscle more easily. Here they are.

These R113,000 bicycle wheels weigh less than a MacBook, and are in demand in South Africa

2018-08-02 07:41

The purchase price might be staggering, but special technology promises longevity and lower running costs.

The best way to avoid gaining weight as you age has little to do with your metabolism, according to science

2018-07-26 09:34

Contrary to popular belief, none of these involves trying to "boost" your metabolism, which doesn't really budge.

You don't need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain — here's how long your workout should take

2018-07-25 08:58

All it takes to begin to see these benefits is roughly 30 minutes, according to several recent studies.

How to start running, according to an Olympian who now coaches runners

2018-07-17 15:32

If you're really coming "off the couch," it may be worth considering a training programme. But feel free to push yourself.

Kids whose mothers do these 5 things are 75% less likely to be obese

2018-07-08 13:18

The best thing mothers can do to ensure their kids avoid developing obesity may be to take care of themselves.

Star Wars' John Boyega surprises school kids in PT class, shows them how to 'Train Like A Jedi'

2018-06-28 14:19

What do you do to get school kids excited about exercising? You bring in their hero! Here's how primary school kids got a PT lesson they'll never forget... with John Boyega from Star Wars!

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