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

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by The Conversation

Unlike endurance exercises, evidence shows resistance training not only has beneficial effects on reducing body fat, it also ...

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

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 by The Conversation

Eating is much more than just responding to a biological need, here's why you might want to eat ...

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

Posted on Sep 29, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

If you’re still couch surfing and dreaming of eventually getting up and finishing your first marathon. Wesley Erasmus, ...

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

Posted on Sep 28, 2020 by The Conversation

We know different phases of the menstrual cycle, due to the fluctuation of hormones, can affect metabolism and ...

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

Posted on Sep 24, 2020 by The Conversation

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

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Watch: How to make going back to the gym safer

Posted on Sep 24, 2020 by Watch This

Going back to the gym? Here are some tips on how to stay safe while you work out...

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Fab Fitness! Boity shares her fave workouts + other celeb exercises you can try

Posted on Sep 18, 2020 by Andile Mthimkhulu

Some of our favourite celebs have been sharing their awesome workouts on social media and you will definitely ...

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Fitness queens! Get active this spring with inspo from Connie Ferguson + more

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by Andile Mthimkhulu

It is never too late, or too early, to start getting active and a new season is enough ...

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Obesity has become the new normal but it’s still a health risk

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by The Conversation

It is possible to be metabolically healthy and fat. But even metabolically healthy obese people may still have ...

Get fit in style! Shop stylish (& affordable) activewear for different shapes

Posted on Sep 7, 2020 by Andile Mthimkhulu

Activewear can also be fashionable and trendy just like the classy pieces from Truworths and super affordable and ...

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Post-menopause? Hit the weights, not the treadmill

Posted on Sep 7, 2020 by The Conversation

Forget pilates, yoga or even taking a brisk walk in the park. Women over the age of 50 ...

Why you, me and Lizzo are totally #bodygoals

Posted on Sep 4, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Here are three reasons we are completely on board with Lizzo’s version of body goals...

Forget bouncing back, balance is the healthiest way to manage weight post-pregnancy

Posted on Aug 24, 2020 by The Conversation

When you have a newborn baby, your waistline may be the last thing on your mind. Yet women ...

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Rebel Wilson in trouble with animal activist for her latest workout stunt

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by Watch This

Animal activists are furious with Rebel Wilson for using a live wombat as a weight...

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How Rebel Wilson is dropping the kilos

Posted on Jul 22, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

We recently had to do a double-take on Rebel Wilson since her impressive weight loss. The actress is ...


Giveaway: Maximum support sports bra from Sarah Elizabeth valued at R1 299

Posted on Jul 21, 2020 by Andile Mthimkhulu

A gorgeous sports bra from Sarah Elizabeth with a beautiful design and features is up for grabs!...

Find your happy place by getting your body moving

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 by A4W Contributor

We know it's cold. We know it's dark outside when the alarm goes off or you get home ...

Gym companies hope to re-open soon – “Exercise during this time is important”

Posted on Jun 26, 2020 by The Citizen

Dr Georgia Torres, an exercise psychologist at Wits, said exercising was becoming a necessity as it assisted in ...


Study links increased exercise with lower sleep apnea risk

Posted on Jun 24, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Increased physical activity is associated with a lower risk of obstructive sleep apnea...

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Double Ironman champion, Kyle Buckingham, shares how he lives on a plant-based diet

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Professional triathlete and two times Ironman champion, Kyle Buckingham, shares how he satisfies all his nutritional needs on ...

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