Devices help South Africans keep their lockdown blubber at bay

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Devices help South Africans keep their lockdown blubber at bay

Device workouts are the most effective way to encourage exercise during the pandemic, study finds

Senior reporter

When South Africans couldn’t exercise at gyms and in groups during hard lockdowns, fitness devices and online workouts helped keep them active and fit.

This is according to new data from the Wits sport and health (WiSH) research group at the University of the Witwatersrand and Discovery Vitality.

It highlights fitness patterns during SA’s Covid-19 lockdowns — and reveals what got people moving...

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