Home > Fitness > News News 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 Exercise rejuvenating Alexandra's senior citizens Every weekday morning about 20 elderly citizens from Riverpark in Alexandra join up for a 5km walk, alternating it with an hour of exercising at a nearby park. 7 beach sports to keep you active An active beach holiday will not only help you maintain your fitness but can help to counteract the inevitable overindulgence. Here are some ways to keep active on the beach. WATCH: Keeping fit doesn't need to cost a cent WATCH: How this diabetic lost 130kg A few years ago Manie Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. A fitness tracker on its own won't affect your weight A fitness tracker may help you keep tabs on your activity levels, but unless you change your lifestyle habits you're unlikely to 'drop the pounds'. Aerobic exercise may help guard against dementia A study found that seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking and memory skills after six months of doing aerobic workouts. Helmets don't always prevent motocross injuries in kids A study concluded that despite the use of required safety equipment and track regulations, young motocross athletes suffer serious injuries. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know How to care for your vaginal flora JHB - Free Caregiver Workshop with TENA experts - 15 February JHB - Free home visit and assessment with a TENA nurse advisor Live healthier Hello? » SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Earworms: Let it go Is it bad to sleep with earplugs all the time? SEE: Do women hear better than men? The reason why men often appear not to be listening could be because they actually can't hear you. Confident smile? » Acidic drinks can harm your kids' smiles The facts on bleaching your teeth Am I taking good care of my teeth? Why are my teeth stained? We know the rules – brush your teeth twice a day and floss to keep them healthy. But, have you ever wondered what causes those stains that sometimes appear?