Fitness

How To Keep Fit and Healthy In Winter

Get clued up on how you can stay fit and healthy during the rainy season.

Last Updated: 19 May 2017

South Africa has the highest rate of obese people in sub-Saharan Africa, and with the chill of winter fast approaching, it will be a struggle for people to keep the spirits up for some exercises. The cold weather causes us to move less and therefore contributing to weight gain.

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation SA, up to 70% of women and a third of men are classified as being overweight or obese. And the problem does not affect adults alone, as one-in-four girls and one-in-five boys between the ages of two and14 years are overweight or obese.

Obesity is associated with numerous diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, joint pain and certain cancers.

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