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Blog: Where do the children play?

Research in South Africa found that more than half of SA children do not have access to play equipment or recreation facilities. But, we have know of free play parks in Cape Town.

7 ways to make fitness fun

No matter how much you love your favourite fitness class, exercise DVD or running route, doing the same thing over and over is bound to get boring after a while.

5 push-up variations

Bored with ordinary push-ups and looking for a little something extra? Try these 5 push-up variations to add some spice to your workout.

The perfect 15-minute no-gym workout

When you’re on vacation or a business trip, access to a gym can be unreliable. The good news is that you don’t need equipment, much less a gym, to score a workout.

3 exercises for a firm bum

Check out these three videos illustrating the best exercises you can do to help tone and tighten your rear-end.

5 floor exercises for flat abs

Who doesn’t want flat, toned abs? These are the best 5 floor exercises to get you that sleek, ripped midsection you’ve been dreaming about.

How to sneak in a workout

No time to exercise? We have put together some quick and easy ways to fit in a little bit of exercise into your everyday life.

10 exercise myths busted

How hard should you push yourself? Does more sweat mean you burned more fat? A sports scientist addresses 10 of the most common exercise myths.

5 ways to get your first pull-up

The pull-up is not only one of the best bodyweight exercises around, but the street cred that comes with it is worth the effort alone.

How to get fit on a budget

Getting in shape doesn’t have to take a heavy toll on your bank balance. Here are 5 ways to get fit on a budget.

How much exercise is too much?

Running too much may do more harm than good to your health, according to a study that examined how much exercise is too much.

Is it ever too late to build muscles?

Did you know that the best medicine for weakness and muscle loss is exercise? With the help of regular exercise, you can improve your strength, balance and independence – even in your senior years!

Let’s get physical!

Despite our national guidelines that children get a total of at least 60 minutes of moderate to heavy exercise each day, research suggests that fewer than half do, with teenagers being the worst.

Get Moving for your Health

The "Move for your Health” campaign strives to generate public awareness of the benefits of physical activity in the prevention of non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity.

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