Fitness and health 18.6.2018 03:23 pm

Why fancy gyms aren’t always better

Working out in a dilapidated gym can yield more benefits than working out in a fancy gym.

If you want to get stronger and feel better after exercising – which is important because it encourages you to keep exercising – you don’t need a fancy gym, our recent study shows.

Why fancy gyms aren’t always better
Why fancy gyms aren’t always better

Why fancy gyms aren’t always better

Working out in a dilapidated gym can yield more benefits than working out in a fancy gym.

5 reasons why a bath can be healthier than a shower
Fitness and health

5 reasons why a bath can be healthier than a shower

All the health benefits of taking a leisurely bath!
Ask The Doctor
Fitness and health

Ask The Doctor

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
Take the scourge by the horns
Fitness and health

Take the scourge by the horns

A westernised diet has upset the balance of sugar intakes and exertion and needs to be addressed.
Porn viewers prefer women’s pleasure over violence
Fitness and health

Porn viewers prefer women’s pleasure over violence

Is mainstream pornography becoming more and more violent? A recent study suggests the opposite is the case.
How Rooibos can correct common winter bodily imbalances
Fitness and health

How Rooibos can correct common winter bodily imbalances

The next time you put the kettle on this winter, be sure to make Rooibos your go-to cuppa.
7 toasty tips for staying warm in winter
Fitness and health

7 toasty tips for staying warm in winter

Low temperatures increase the risk of dehydration, so don’t forget to drink plenty of water, tea and herbal tea throughout the day.
Siya Mnyanda: Running his race at his own pace
Fitness and health

Siya Mnyanda: Running his race at his own pace

Siya Mnyanda has found the perfect balance between strength and endurance training.
The real reason you go from hungry to ‘hangry’
Fitness and health

The real reason you go from hungry to ‘hangry’

A new study has revealed some of the reasons why our hunger may lead us to feeling hangry.
5 simple ways to keep your heart healthy (and happy!)
Fitness and health

5 simple ways to keep your heart healthy (and happy!)

Following a heart healthy lifestyle benefits blood circulation overall health.
Best last minute gifts for Father’s Day
Fitness and health

Best last minute gifts for Father’s Day

This weekend is Father’s Day. If you haven’t organised any gifts for your dad, we have you covered.
Ask the doctor
Fitness and health

Ask the doctor

Dr Dulcy Rakumakoe shares advice on reader questions.
How you lose your hearing
Fitness and health

How you lose your hearing

The risk factors that can speed up or aggravate sensory loss are numerous. Know what they are.
Daytime sleepiness affects teen girls more than boys
Fitness and health

Daytime sleepiness affects teen girls more than boys

A lack of sleep can affect school performance, decrease mood, and increase the risk of depression.
Obese dogs and obese humans are birds of a feather
Fitness and health

Obese dogs and obese humans are birds of a feather

It’s not only humans who are becoming fatter than ever in the West. The problem is hitting their pets too.
Work stress could be harming your heart
Fitness and health

Work stress could be harming your heart

New research has found that stress at work could increase the risk of a heart flutter.
How too much screen time leads to insomnia and depression in teens
Fitness and health

How too much screen time leads to insomnia and depression in teens

Spending a large amount of time in front of a screen could be putting teenagers at a higher risk of depression.
5 yoga accessories that can boost your workout
Fitness and health

5 yoga accessories that can boost your workout

By using props during your yoga practice, you can take your workout even further.
New laser treatment for enlarged prostate now offered in SA
Fitness and health

New laser treatment for enlarged prostate now offered in SA

The new laser procedure is used to resolve urine blockage problems in older men.
Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?
Fitness and health

Do you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

As with most things scientific, it’s not nearly so simple.
5 reasons why we should all get on a bike to boost health
Fitness and health

5 reasons why we should all get on a bike to boost health

If you have been thinking about improving your health by cycling more, then World Bicycle Day is a good time to start.
Everything you need to know about diabetes
Fitness and health

Everything you need to know about diabetes

Diabetes in its various forms causes heart disease, stroke and kidney failure – and causes 200 000 deaths every year.
Improve your life satisfaction by spending time with loved ones
Fitness and health

Improve your life satisfaction by spending time with loved ones

Spending more time with friends and family could be an effective way of boosting happiness.
New body, new perception
Celebrities

New body, new perception

Prince Kaybee believes when you look and feel your best you perform at your best.
Smoking: A rundown on lighting up
Fitness and health

Smoking: A rundown on lighting up

Active or passive smoking kills more than seven million people every year.
World Multiple Sclerosis Day: What you need to know
Fitness and health

World Multiple Sclerosis Day: What you need to know

Over 5 000 South Africans are known to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Poll

The Citizen Trail Run 2018

today in print