• Trail Running Gear We Love!

    Trail Running Gear We Love!

    WH’s resident outdoor fitness hero Thamar Houliston shares tried-and-tested gear for trail running that can also be used on road…


  • Train For Your First Sprint Triathlon!

    Train For Your First Sprint Triathlon!

    Want to do a sprint triathlon? The WH team is in training for the upcoming ITU Triathlon in Cape Town at the end of April. Join in our five-week programme here!


  • Rack Up A New Workout Routine

    Rack Up A New Workout Routine

    Build strength and confidence with this starter workout.


  • Tone Up Fast With This Cheap Workout

    Tone Up Fast With This Cheap Workout

    Upgrade your bodyweight routine with this household fitness tool.


  • Pilates: The Core-Building Workout

    Pilates: The Core-Building Workout

    Strengthen your core (the muscles from your hips to your shoulders) with this core building Pilates workout.


Women’s Health Tries Zumba Step

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston
step class

Virgin Active recently introduced an aerobic step into their Zumba classes. WH feature editor Wanita Nicol gave it a whirl…


Get A Body Like Lesley-Ann Brandt

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

Lesley-Ann Brandt, who stars in the series Spartacus and in the movie Painkillers, has a fighting fit bod. Find out how she stays in shape and steal her moves!


Three Of The Most Important Stretches

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Joy Niemack

Q: What’s the least amount of stretching I can get away with?


Avoid These Tapering Traps!

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

Running a half marathon soon? You’ll find that you’ll be a little confused as to how to train, grumpy from not getting your weekly kilometre-fix and you’ll probably start to panic. Don’t stress – just read this…


The Cowgirl Better Sex Workout

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Joy Niemack

This cowgirl workout will guarantee things heat up between the sheets and score you a toned bod in the process.


Kettlebell = Good Cardio?

Posted on: April 10th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

You know that strength training sculpts muscle, but you might wonder if hefting weights can double as a cardio session. Find out here…


Train Your Body And Your Brain

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by Joy Niemack

Increase your attention span and train your body like this!


Exercises To Do After A Scoliosis Operation

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by Kim Nolte

I had a scoliosis operation. After the operation part of my spine has been “locked”. So I am unable to do pull ups, push ups or sit ups. What exercises can I do now?


The Weekend Challenge: Dumbell Swing

Posted on: April 4th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston
dumbell swing

Who says you should be lazy on the weekend? Join the Women’s Health Weekend Challenge to make every weekend count! This weekend try the dumbell swing.


How To Pace Yourself For A Half Marathon

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Ross Tucker

Not sure how to pace yourself for a half marathon? Choose your goal and then remember the pace you need to keep with the help of these charts…


WH Tests Adidas Supernova Glide Boost 6

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

WH’s Joy Niemack tested the new adidas Supernova Glide Boost! Here’s how she found them…


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