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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 you can gym for free in Johannesburg!

We take a look at how Soweto’s latest outdoor gym, which is one of at least 12 outdoor gyms in Johannesburg, is helping to get people active and health conscious.

5 exercises that are a complete waste of time

Working out hard but not seeing any results? Some exercises, if not done correctly, will never give you the sculpted form you're after. Our fitness expert, Habib Noorbai explains what you could be doing wrong.

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, there are a few free play parks in Cape Town - check them out.

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.

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.

10 things pole dancing can do for you

Pole-dancing does more than just boost one's self-confidence. There are a range of health and fitness benefits linked to this type of dance, and shaping your figure is just one of them!

Blog: Keeping kids away from sweets

In this week's blog the Sports Science Institute of SA educates us on how to make use of alternatives to keep kids away from unhealthy snacks and junk food.

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.

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.

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Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet

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