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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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Juanita Khumalo’s home workout tips

Posted on Jun 22, 2020 by A4W Contributor

 Fitness entrepreneur Juanita Khumalo shares her tips for staying fit and reaching your fitness goals at home...


Join the world’s biggest online workout on Olympic Day 2020

Posted on Jun 22, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Celebrate the Olympic spirit by joining your favourite Olympic champions in an Instagram live workout session...


Inactivity increases your chances of cancer death

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Replacing sitting time with 30 minutes of activity associated with lower risk of cancer death...

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Physical activity can help you stop overeating

Posted on Jun 17, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Studies show exercise can regulate hunger and may help reduce overeating...

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We get fitness and training advice from 2019 Comrades winner Gerda Steyn

Posted on Jun 11, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Gerda Steyn shares her tips on running, training and maybe even beating her time at this year’s virtual ...


Start losing weight with a 30 minute walk

Posted on Jun 11, 2020 by Watch This

Losing weight can be as easy as starting with a 30 min walk everyday...


Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise

Posted on Jun 11, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Better diet control or fasting intermittently, could help overweight people maintain a more effective exercise routine...

Mom & son’s unusual hobby aims to dispel stereotypes

Posted on Jun 5, 2020 by Watch This

When Mark McLauchlan’s career in acrobatics was cut short due to injury, he had no idea it would ...

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Bad news: There is no quick fix for a muffin top

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 by Watch This

Why you really can't get rid of your muffin top in 10 days...

Exercise for Weight Loss – The at-home essentials

Posted on Jun 3, 2020 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

If you believe that good exercise - particularly strength training - is important, then you're going to need ...

10-Minute animal walk workout to do as a family

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Monique Warner

If you’re a parent, you'll know that it’s hard to help young children burn off their energy, so ...

Boost your mood: Sleep or move rather than sit

Posted on May 26, 2020 by A4W Contributor

If you spend most of your day at home sitting, try taking a nap and schedule a workout. ...

Exercise for Weight Loss – Sometimes it’s just about staying sane

Posted on May 24, 2020 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

Here are some suggestions of how to clear your head and enjoy the mental health benefits of exercise.

Dance during lockdown

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Shenrina Badri

If you have some time on hand during lockdown, why not dance – it’s good for you!...

Weight loss reality check: Being negative isn’t helping

Posted on May 17, 2020 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

While lockdown isn’t an ideal time to be on diet, don’t allow a negative attitude to make things ...

Exercise for Weight Loss – 3 Simple exercises to do with home-made weights

Posted on May 17, 2020 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

If you’re not used to training alone, and aren’t very comfortable with weight training, here are 3 simple ...

WATCH: US Navy midshipman shares his lockdown push-up workout

Posted on May 14, 2020 by Watch This

Navy midshipman Joe Giannini showed Insider the 200-push-up workout he's using to stay in shape for the United ...

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