Home > Fitness > Exercise > Exercise gear Exercise gear All sections in Fitness » Exercise » Getting started » In the gym » Lifestages » Sport » Sports injuries » Running » Rugby » Walking » Cricket » Soccer » Cycling » Sports nutrition 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. 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 You’re not burning as many calories as you think Most of us overestimate how much energy we burn on the bike. Here’s how to get a more accurate number. Choose the right sports shoe Choosing the right sports shoe is vital to prevent injury and optimise performance. But how do you go about it? A podiatrist gives some good tips. Choose the right hiking socks When hiking, the type of socks you wear is as important as a pair of good-fitting boots. The right shoes can help you run It is all very well having your heart sing because of your choice of exercise, but if your knees are aching, or the ball keeps plopping to the ground directly in front of you, the song has some boringly repetitive lyrics! Triathlon gear A triathlon is a combination of three different sports: swimming, running, and cycling. Therefore it requires a lot more equipment than your average sports race. Sports gear review Exercising in the right gear is essential to most sports for your comfort and confidence. We review some running and swimming gear here. Do's and don'ts of choosing a sports bra You've read our tips on how to choose the right sports bra, you know your correct size and now you're in the sports shop staring at a bewildering array of sports bras. Now what? Avoid jiggling belly fat when you exercise Bouncing and jiggling of belly-fat, thighs and breasts when exercising is not only embarrassing, but dangerous and can lead to joint injury or back problems. Here's how to avoid it. How to choose the right sports bra Choosing a good sports bra is more difficult than it sounds. It must be the right size, it has to keep up with your level of activity and it must look and feel good. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Smoking and weight gain » Don't think that you're off the hook if you smoke cigars 10 smoking myths people still believe Quitting smoking? Even a little exercise can help you stay slim Best results in limiting weight gain after quitting smoking were found in women who engaged in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. Baby talk » Why Khloé Kardashian can't breastfeed her baby Baby making Real talk: Is there a ‘right’ age to have a baby? PS Can my mom stop talking about my biological clock already?