Home > Fitness > Lifestages Lifestages All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting Started » In the gym » Leisure » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling How this old fart got fit Actor and comedian Tim Plewman overhauled his life and despite being in his 50s he stopped smoking and began exercising and taking his health seriously. Here’s how he did it. take a Flexibility test » Start A blog » Join Forums » Ask Fitness Expert » The ugly side of 'Fitspiration' Cape Town street workout How to exercise safely during pregnancy When it comes to exercise during pregnancy there are a lot of myths around what is safe and what isn’t. We spoke to Dr Etti Barsky of Preggi Bellies SA to get the facts. Curb childhood obesity with healthy eating and exercise Virgin Active’s national Club V manager, Robyn Moore gives some tips in national School Health week on how to keep your child active and healthy. Exercise: the benefits for baby Studies have shown that the placentas of women who exercised regularly in early to mid pregnancy grew faster and functioned better than those of healthy non-exercising women. Students in the gym Long hours sitting in lectures, in the library and in front of the computer make it tricky to find time to exercise. Train yourself immortal Precise, age-tailored training can turn back your body clock and have you performing beyond your years. Here’s how. Bring back school sport for better health Let's make sure that every child will get an opportunity to take part in school sport. Healthy, active children grow into healthy active adults, says DietDoc. “ Latest comment on Health24 Esme Collins says... I certainly know what it is to be touch deprived (total lack of affection = anger!) Are you touch-deprived? ” Recommended exercises in pregnancy The type of exercise you choose in pregnancy should suit your skills, abilities and preference; and it should also fit within the guidelines for pregnancy. Training tips for moms-to-be Dr Etti Barsky (MBBCh, MSC Sports Science), the training director of Preggi Bellies SA gives us some tips on how to train safely during your pregnancy. Can I run during pregnancy? Many female runners worry that when they fall pregnant they'll have to hang up their running shoes, but this isn't always necessary. Here are running safety tips for mom and baby. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Child nutrition » Your child's nutrition Nutrition for schoolkids Diets for toddlers The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Financial wellness » Money disappointments Investment tips Financially freaked out? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults.