Home > Lifestyle > Woman > Your life Updated 07 February 2014 Wise up to the weekend Between doing household chores, going shopping and paying bills, weekends are busy times. So who's got time to worry about doing healthy things? 0 Shutterstock Quiz Is my diet healthy? » 10 odours our noses can identify 6 body language mistakes to avoid Between doing household chores, going shopping and paying bills, weekends are busy times. So who's got time to worry about doing healthy things? The good news is that there are fun things to do that happen to be healthy as well.Take action:Here are a few suggestions: organise a game of tennis or squash – you’ll get a chance to exercise and catch up with friends; have a fish braai – fish is generally healthier than red meat; get a friend and go for a walk in a beautiful area; get those dancing shoes on – dancing is good exercise and good fun; exercise your mind – read a good book or go and see a movie or theatre production; tackle the garden or start renovating your home – it can be an outlet for pent-up creativity and can burn a few calories. 11 ways to a healthier weekend More in Lifestyle A South African cancer survivor helps to fight the disease 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.