Why you need to choose your running shoes carefully

2019-08-17 10:00

When it comes to buying running shoes, there are certain factors you should consider, such as foot type, running style and terrain.

To what extent does your arm position affect your walking efficiency?

2019-08-13 19:00

A new study proved that walking with straight arms is the most energy-efficient option.

JanBraai Marathon: Wine, wings and winning

2019-07-30 21:02

Entries have opened for this year’s JanBraai Marathon, taking place in the stunning Breedekloof Valley, not far from Cape Town, in October.

The steps I'm taking taking to get marathon-ready (and they don't involve running!)

2019-07-22 05:01

It’s that time of the year again! Marelize Wilke, Health24 writer, is attempting her second marathon. But besides upping her mileage, there are a number other things she's focusing on.

Backache and running - what you should know

2019-07-13 07:00

Are you a keen runner, but often plagued by lower back pain? Read this before you hit the road.

'My daughter's passing inspired me to start running'

2019-06-30 13:00

How this woman's daughter's death changed her life.

6 of the funniest and craziest workout trends ever

2019-06-05 05:18

When workouts get weird...

Olympic runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete, after rules that banned her from races due to high testosterone were suspended

2019-06-04 11:11

Caster Semenya's body produces more testosterone than average. The International Association of Athletics Federations said she had to reduce it.

Mo Farah speaks marathon training, sacrifices and his lasting legacy

2019-05-16 05:57

"If it fails, then it's not your day, you move on. It's not the end of the world."

 Watch: This is what will happen to your body during the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon

Ultramarathons are long races that are tough on the mind, body, and soul. Here's what happens to your body when you run for a really long time.

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72% of women runners leak urine while running, but won’t say anything

2019-08-15 17:00

Urinary incontinence is a condition that can be easily treated, but unfortunately, many people refuse to speak up, according to a recent survey.

No amount of running is too hard on your heart

2019-08-12 13:29

A new study found that while experienced runners pushed their heart limits during an ultramarathon, they did not show evidence of cardiac risk assessed through elevated biomarkers.

Not another weight-loss story – how running is changing my life, one stride at a time

2019-07-25 05:58

Running can literally transform lives. For Marelize Wilke, this journey affected her in many ways that had nothing to do with weight loss.

Long-distance runner? These are the vitamins and minerals your body needs

2019-07-17 15:30

Regardless if whether you're a novice or a seasoned long-distance runner, your body needs the following vitamins and minerals for optimum performance.

‘I’ve found joy in missing out – and here’s why you should too’

2019-07-01 13:49

Not sold on the idea of Jomo? Allow the experts to convince you.

I tried Adidas' new reflective Boost sneaker that's designed for night-time joggers — here's how it performed

2019-06-09 11:44

In South Africa, you can buy it for R1,899.95 - which makes it one of the most affordable Boost sneakers.

Running tips for beginners

2019-06-04 16:38

We’ve compiled a straightforward running guide to help you confidently go from the couch to the road in no time

Why every woman in SA should take a krav maga class

2019-05-24 16:24

It might just save your life.

‘This life sometimes is so unfair.’ How the world responded to the Caster Semenya ruling

2019-05-03 12:45

The reaction has been largely supportive of Semenya.

Caster Semenya is one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People for 2019

2019-04-18 17:20

Local sport star Caster Semenya is among top society influencers from around the world across different fields and sectors, in TIME Magazine’s annual Most Influential People list for 2019.

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