Home > Lifestyle > Woman > Your life Updated 23 April 2013 Be streetwise when exercising Being out on the road in South Africa, is, at the best of times, risky. Don’t be an easy target while training. 0 istock Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid Being out on the road in South Africa, is, at the best of times, risky. Don’t be an easy target while training.Take action:Train with someone else – preferably more than one person; vary your route and your training time every day; wear reflective clothing so that you’re visible to motorists; carry pepper spray or one of the many anti-mugging devices on the market; do a course in basic self-defence; and train with your dog – a large one.Visit our Fitness Centre More in Lifestyle Women catching up fast with male alcohol use More: WomanYour life advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.