Home > Fitness > Sport > Running Running All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition 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. take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Join Health24 on Facebook » Ask Fitness Expert » 44 killer body-weight exercises for women 10 minute bikini-ready workout Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons Muscles prefer carbohydrates as their fuel source during high-intensity, long-duration runs, a new study has found. Walk or jog? Is it better to walk or jog if you want to lose weight? The answer depends not only on who you are but on your particular goals. 10 km run within 12 weeks Have you always longed to be able to run 10 km's? A new Walk and Run Health Programme can help you achieve your goal before the year is up. How Tim Noakes wants you to train Professor Tim Noakes’ latest research findings herald a new approach to exercise that could change the way champions train and even help people off the sports field. Foods that help your muscles recover faster when you're training for a marathon Training for the gruelling 42km challenge is important, but dietary intake can affect an athlete's training and racing ability. My 8 week journey to the 21km Two Oceans Marathon – week 8 In the eighth week of my running programme, I made it to the Old Mutual Two Oceans Expo and OMTOM Inspiration Theatre at the Cape Town Convention Centre – and, of course, I made it to the OMTOM finish line. Learn how to run While running might just seem like a speeded-up version of walking, there are some important considerations if you want to make sure you get the most out of it. Hill training doesn't have to be dreadful Many runners dislike hills, with one avid hill-hater describing hill-running as a “muscle-sapping, lung-bursting exercise in pain” but, it doesn't have to be. The Sports Science Institute tells us how to approach hills. Elana Meyer top tips for preparing for a marathon Long distance runner Elana Meyer says with the correct preparation, every runner can reap great rewards. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Get rid of lice! » Toddler dies after DIY lice treatment Back-to-school head lice Comb out head lice 20 head lice myths debunked Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in human hair. They cannot fly, jump or swim and are spread by head-to-head contact. Check out this infographic to learn more. About gout » Treatment of Gout Signs and symptoms of gout What is Gout? Is your diet causing gout? Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.