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 SEE: Robotic device helps people to walk again For many people it can be challenging to learn how to walk again after sustaining an injury. 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 10 health benefits of long-distance running Long-distance running has a number of health benefits. Here's a look at how running long distance can benefit you. 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. Pokemon Go players twice as likely to walk 10 000 steps a day Overweight or sedentary people seem to benefit most from Pokemon Go, in which players walk to various physical locations in the real world to catch virtual Pokemon. 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. 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. Inspired by the Comrades? You can learn to run Running for exercise is very different to the running we did as kids. Here’s how you can teach your body how to run. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Choose wisely... » Healthy diet may extend kidney patients' lives Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Finding the right diet for you With so many fad diets out there, it’s difficult to separate fact from fiction. Dietitian Mpho Tshukudu gives advice on how to find and follow the right diet. Decor danger! » Sick building syndrome FAQ: Sick building syndrome What is sick building syndrome? Your wallpaper might be making you sick Fungus growing on wallpaper might contribute to 'sick building syndrome', causing symptoms similar to flu and allergies.