• 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!


  • Find Your Workout Motivation

    Find Your Workout Motivation

    When all you feel like doing is riding the couch, try these no-fail tricks to jump-start your workout mojo.


  • Take The WH Chin-Up Challenge!

    Take The WH Chin-Up Challenge!

    So you think you can’t do a chin-up? Give us six weeks to change your mind. We’re in! Are you?


  • Top Triathlon Tips For Novices

    Top Triathlon Tips For Novices

    Our digital editor, Thamar Houliston, has done a few triathlons in the past and completed the Half Iron Man. She gives us her tips for your first triathlon…


  • Use Your Body Weight Workout

    Use Your Body Weight Workout

    When it comes to strength training, using your own body weight – or dumbbells – may be your smartest sculpting move.


Women’s Health Tries Zumba Step

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston
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Virgin Active recently introduced an aerobic step into their Zumba classes. WH feature editor Wanita Nicol gave it a whirl…


Cycling Training Safety Tips

Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

Love cycling but nervous on the roads out there. Here are some safety tips from the organisers of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour…


Swimming Tips From Chad le Clos!

Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

We caught up with Olympic swimmer Chad le Clos and asked him for some swim training tips!


The Science Of Sweat

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by Helen Clemson

As temperatures rise, WH tackles the prickly subject of perspiration…


How Long To Get Muscle Definition?

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

Dying to see results from your intense workout sessions at the gym? Here’s how long it should take to get ripped…


Find Your Ideal Fitness Friend

Posted on: January 5th, 2014 by Thamar Houliston

Lacing up your takkies during the holidays can be hard. But a partner can give you the support you need to push through tough times…


Crank Up Your Cardio

Posted on: November 5th, 2013 by Joy Niemack

Complete this interval workout with any type of cardio (running, swimming, cycling or walking) two or three times a week.


The Smart Way To Attain Your Goals

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 by Joy Niemack

Goals are key – they’re what keep you going when your muscles are burning and you want to give up. Use these five principles


Get The Motivation To Work Out!

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by Joy Niemack

Lack of motivation can screw with anyone’s fitness plans. You don’t have to let it sideline your goals, though: Use these motivation tricks for keeping fit.


Tips For Your First Triathlon Race

Posted on: September 12th, 2013 by Thamar Houliston

After six weeks of intense TriFit training, WH’s Michelle von Schlicht has transformed into a fit, confident and strong (triathlete-in-the-making). Here’s how she’s preparing for her first race…


Run Faster And Further With Weight Training

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by Joy Niemack

If you want to really improve your running game, cardio workouts alone aren’t going to cut it. Here’s how to strength train to run faster and farther…


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