Recent research suggests running allows the brain to rest and reduces the need for sleep.
There's not enough evidence that sports drinks are any better at hydrating you than water.
Being physically active during and after cancer treatment has many benefits.
The ideal fitness regime is not just a matter of time.
Why that fitness plan you saw online probably won't help you lose as much weight as it claims.
You may think you know what causes lower back pain, but you're probably wrong.
Recent reports claiming we need to do five times more exercise than we previously thought are incorrect. Current physical activity guidelines are enough to achieve health benefits.
Working out is always good for you – until it's not.
A look at the diet of an Olympian – from ancient Greece to Rio 2016.
Why less is more when it comes to exercise.
The first article in our series on urban sports looks at how CrossFit has given gruelling exercise a corporate makeover – and why that might be a good thing.
Here's the science.
Almost three in four Australian children consume too much sugar, 91.5% of young people don't get enough exercise, and we're among the most obese people in the world.
How did jogging go from a Victorian gentleman's pastime to the most popular form of exercise on the planet?
While walking is a great way to get people moving, evidence has found the program doesn't target people who need it the most, and people swap high intensity exercise for more steps.
Current guidelines suggest Aussie adults should accrue at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise each week. However, 60% of us fail to meet this recommendation.
The government's focus on treating chronic disease neglects the importance of obesity and the benefits of preventive health measures tailored to gender and socioeconomic circumstances.
Non-communicable diseases are skyrocketing in Kenya and Uganda. Though the countries’ governments have a responsibility to tackle the problem, individuals need to take action too.
Parks are found in most neighbourhoods, generally free to use and are enjoyed by diverse groups. Although most visitors don't use parks for physical activity, modest improvements can change that.
It can take the body up to three weeks to fully recover from the strain of running a marathon, so here's some foods that are scientifically proven to help aid recovery.