Home > Fitness Fitness All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition Can exercise offset damaging effects of alcohol? A study found that just 2.5 hours of physical activity a week could reduce the harmful effects of alcohol in drinkers all over the world. Fitness News Why you shouldn't use your cell phone while exercising Do you really need your mobile when you're working out? Researchers say talking and texting during exercise can cause all sorts of problems. More in Fitness News Pokemon Go players twice as likely to walk 10 000 steps a day Exercise rejuvenating Alexandra's senior citizens 7 beach sports to keep you active WATCH: Keeping fit doesn't need to cost a cent Get Active Can exercise offset damaging effects of alcohol? A study found that just 2.5 hours of physical activity a week could reduce the harmful effects of alcohol in drinkers all over the world. See all Get Active » Exercise and health 5 top leg exercises for men Don't neglect your legs in your exercise routine. Here are our five best exercises for toned thighs and calves. See all Exercise and health » Sports nutrition Jesse Kriel talks rugby and nutrition In preparation for the 2016 Super 18 Rugby Season, Jesse Kriel lets us into his diet and fitness secrets. See all Sports nutrition » Sports nutrition Pumping iron? Try longer breaks between sets for maximum muscle growth Study suggests 5-minute rest periods during weight training, at least for novices See all Sports nutrition » Take action take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » 10 minute bikini-ready workout Why you need strength to run Lifestages Do you have a fat personality? Do you feel you were meant to be fat? Experts now believe some people overeat by nature and certain personality traits determine whether they lose weight or not. See all Lifestages » Fitness Winners lost a total of 1,726kgs- New Year Ultimate You Challenge Gallery Here are the top winners of Health24's Sleekgeek New Year 2016 Ultimate You Challenge. See all Fitness » Walking Here's an excellent weekly plan to walk off 5kg Here's an excellent weekly plan to walk off those excess kilos without getting bored. See all Walking » Get Active The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. We consulted two experts to get answers. See all Get Active » advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Live healthier Dangerous winter sun » Why female students ignore the risks of indoor tanning Can rooibos protect you from the effects of UVB exposure? Skin cancer always a risk – even in winter During winter, the risk of skin cancer doesn’t disappear. CyberDoc talks to us about when to see your doctor about a strange-looking mole or spot. Did you know? » The 5 saltiest foods may surprise you Craving salt? Your genes may be the reason 10 fascinating facts about salt The one thing that fast foods, whether it be chips, hamburgers, pretzels or fried chicken have in common, is loads of salt.