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From not even walking fit to Comrades – how you can do it too

We all have that one friend who never stops moving. For me, that’s Carla du Toit. This Duracell Bunny will be up at 4am...

The genius ab exercise that all gymnasts use, but everyone else ignores

On their first day of training, gymnasts learn the hollow-body hold. It’s a foundational position that involves bracing your abs and creating total-body tension,...

What is herbal Viagra? Take a look at the dangers

Authorities say NBA star Lamar Odom had taken over-the-counter sexual performance enhancement drugs before he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. The 35-year-old star...

The shameful health status of SA’s elderly

"While many more people are living in better health and comfort than in the past, millions still face a bleak old age." This is according...

5 new rules of super strength

ethink everything you know about fitness. With these revolutionary methods, you’ll be ripped and ready for anything. For John Schaeffer, a former world champion powerlifter and...

6 ways your brain benefits when your body’s in great shape

Be honest: Chances are, one of the driving factors behind your gym routine is the cut dude staring back at you from the mirror. But...

Here’s what running really does to your knees

’s one of the most common refrains in the fitness world: Running will wreck your knees. But how true is it, really? Researchers from Spain...

Many asthma sufferers not getting key vaccine

Only half of American adults with work-related asthma get the recommended vaccination against pneumococcal disease, a new study finds. Adults with asthma are at increased...

Shingles boosts risk of heart attack and stroke

Most of us have chicken pox as children and assume that's the end of it. But many years later the disease can become reactivated...

Statins might protect people with narrowed leg arteries

Cholesterol-lowering statins may spare people with narrowed leg arteries from the possibility of amputation and even death, a new study suggests. The higher the...