Home > Fitness > News News All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Get Fit » In the gym » Leisure » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition Short spurts of exercise can improve kids' health Researchers found that brief bouts of activity during otherwise inactive periods could help protect children against type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Join Health24 on Facebook » Ask Fitness Expert » Why you need strength to run Haile Gebrselassie says the right shoes can make you run faster Is your kids' sport-related training hurting them? Parents should put limitations in place to help prevent sport-related injuries among kids. Healthy lifestyle can lower risk of gestational diabetes Controlling weight with regular exercise and dieting during early pregnancy can lower mothers' risk of developing diabetes before birth. Snacking 'on the go' leads to subsequent overeating Women who snack while they exercise tend to eat more than other dieters a short time later. The overuse of body-building supplements is a sign of the new male eating disorder There's a new eating disorder in town, and its victims are men with low-self esteem, poor body image and a perception of not meeting the modern ideal of masculinity. They're using over-the-counter body-building supplements to look lean and muscular, putting their health at risk. Rio waters rife with sewage? WHO seeks virus tests The World Health Organisation want virus testing to be done at all the 2016 Rio Olympic venues after an alarming probe showed a serious health risk to Olympic athletes. Agility ladder training hones nimble feet, bodies and minds! Agility ladders have moved into mainstream gyms where fitness experts say they are helping everyday exercisers be nimble and quick. “ Latest comment on Health24 Humbulani Wa Ha Manyage says... i Health of the Nation Survey 2015 ” Health24's biokineticist to host TV show As of 21 August 2015, Health24's biokinetics expert Habib Noorbhai will present a health and fitness show on Deen TV. Famous free diver Natalia Molchanova vanishes during dive Natalia Molchanova, widely considered to be the world's greatest free diver, is feared dead after she disappeared off the coast of Formentera while diving on Sunday. Female Muslim bodybuilder forced to seek recognition abroad Bahrainian female bodybuilder, Haifa Musawi, has trouble flexing at home due to cultural stereotypes . . . load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready Live healthier Your health » How well do you know the body? Your healthy liver lifestyle Are you healthy? Tell us about your health and you could win R5000. Up for grabs » Tell us about your health Stay warm when the lights go out Win R1000 in cash! Win an energy-saving Spindel Enter our competition and stand a chance of winning an energy saving Spindel valued at R2200!