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 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. 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. 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 . . . 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. 'Shifting' is the new resistance training 'Shifting' is resistance training with new balance devices that improve stability and fitness, according to experts. “ Latest comment on Health24 Ken Sudding says... Is a shower no longer the antidote against HIV infection?????? Condom crisis? What condom crisis? ” 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. Chafing, athlete's foot, blisters, acne - skin problems runners have to deal with Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Skin problems such as blisters, athlete's foot, acne mechanica and turf burn are also common among sports enthusiasts. Here's what you can do. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hydration is vital all year round Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood 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!