Home > Fitness > Exercise > Exercise gear Exercise gear All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition 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. 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 Choose the right sports shoe Choosing the right sports shoe is vital to prevent injury and optimise performance. But how do you go about it? A podiatrist gives some good tips. Choose the right hiking socks When hiking, the type of socks you wear is as important as a pair of good-fitting boots. Do's and don'ts of choosing a sports bra You've read our tips on how to choose the right sports bra, you know your correct size and now you're in the sports shop staring at a bewildering array of sports bras. Now what? Avoid jiggling belly fat when you exercise Bouncing and jiggling of belly-fat, thighs and breasts when exercising is not only embarrassing, but dangerous and can lead to joint injury or back problems. Here's how to avoid it. How to choose the right sports bra Choosing a good sports bra is more difficult than it sounds. It must be the right size, it has to keep up with your level of activity and it must look and feel good. Too-good-to-be-true shoe Find out about the controversy surrounding the new FitFlop fitness sandal. The right shoes can help you run It is all very well having your heart sing because of your choice of exercise, but if your knees are aching, or the ball keeps plopping to the ground directly in front of you, the song has some boringly repetitive lyrics! Triathlon gear A triathlon is a combination of three different sports: swimming, running, and cycling. Therefore it requires a lot more equipment than your average sports race. Sports gear review Exercising in the right gear is essential to most sports for your comfort and confidence. We review some running and swimming gear here. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.