As more businesses open across the country and the world, it is more important than ever to follow safety protocols as you go about your day

Gyms have recently opened and with more South African’s becoming conscious of their health and fitness levels, gyms might get busier than anticipated.

To keep clients safe while they work out, gyms have a legal obligation to follow safety guidelines. Watch the video above for tips on how you can do your part to stay safe and help keep your gym safer too.


Resistance band fitness girl doing leg workout donkey kick floor exercises with rubber strap elastic. Glute muscle activation with kickback for cellulite.

Resistance training: here’s why it’s so effective for weight loss

Unlike endurance exercises, evidence shows resistance training not only has beneficial effects on reducing body fat, it also increases muscle size and strength…

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Here’s why we crave food even when we’re not hungry

Eating is much more than just responding to a biological need, here’s why you might want to eat even though you know you aren’t hungry…

Exercise and healthy concept : Fat woman feeling tired while running in the park

From couch potato to regular runner: here’s how to do it

If you’re still couch surfing and dreaming of eventually getting up and finishing your first marathon. Wesley Erasmus, Senior Underwriter at Sanlam and biokineticist, says there are 5 things to consider as a first time runner that will make your experience healthier and more pleasant…

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From energy levels to metabolism: Understanding your menstrual cycle can be key to achieving exercise goals

We know different phases of the menstrual cycle, due to the fluctuation of hormones, can affect metabolism and recovery from exercise, particularly for women participating in endurance activities…

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Food vs exercise: What makes the biggest difference in weight loss?

Searching for the best way to lose weight? Should the emphasis be on diet, or can the solution be found in the gym?

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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