We just need shops, cafes and other services within easy reach to get us walking extra minutes in our busy days.
Oxygen is vital for life, so much so that cells can sense when there isn't enough and adapt almost instantly. So how do they do it? The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology figured it out.
Researchers are looking for ways to determine who's most at risk for dementia and also ways to detect it early. A scientist who has studied low blood pressure makes a case for a link between the two.
You only need a small amount of time to make a big difference.
Expert looks at latest diet trend which claims 'resetting' your hormones is the key to losing stubborn weight.
It doesn't matter much how much you exercised in your youth, according to the science. What really matters is how much you exercise now.
It's normal for expectant mums to worry about how their activities might affect their baby's health. But when it comes to vigorous exercise, the evidence shows there's nothing to worry about.
We need to keep active and exercise to stay healthy. So why not teach school kids some of the activities they'd go on to enjoy later in life?
What the science says about working out in extreme temperatures.
Our new research shows that children who are physically active every day tend to perform better in exams.
A small body of research has started to explore how fitness trackers and calorie counting apps might be linked to disordered eating and exercise.
Is grunting a sign that we’re ageing fast? Or is it just one of those things that come with the middle years, like reading glasses, greying hair and 'dad jokes'?
You can stay fit during soaring summer temperatures — if you follow some simple precautions.
Research shows that the more adults identify with exercise or physical activity, the more they engage in it.
If you see professional athletes with velcro bands around their legs, this is why.
Women who have had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But regular checks, a healthy diet and exercise are can help to manage this risk.
Exercise can help relieve period pain.
Nike has recently displayed a plus-sized mannequin in its London store, triggering responses ranging from outrage to celebration. But there's no denying the health risks of obesity.
A new study shows that moderate to intense physical activity — such as playing soccer or running — for up to 50 minutes per day is associated with better mental health.
It's not enough to simply promote healthy eating and exercise without considering the very real environmental and structural constraints present in South Africa.