A new study has found bodyweight exercises you can do at home are just as good as a gym workout.
One in five children are now obese by the time they turn 11.
Dropping old, bad habits is hard, but starting new, good ones may not be so difficult. Or so a recent study suggests. Read how a simple sign at an airport made a difference.
Sure, you have to die of something, but you may not have to die so soon - and you could be healthier, wealthier and happier in the meantime.
The more you exercise, the more your body adapts to it. Here's how you can improve the gains from your training.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
Being vegan and an athlete can go hand-in-hand, but it does take careful planning.
Electronic devices are making us sedentary – it's time for a fix.
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
A new study has been found that television viewing increases your risk of dying from an inflammatory-related condition like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. But it's more complicated than that.
Digital fitness trackers may look cool, but many teenagers don't want them in PE lessons.
Exercise practitioners are taught to help us set goals to get active. But the way we set goals may be unhelpful, or worse, make it even harder for us to exercise.
Fitness, strength and mobility are important for us to live happy and healthy lives, how much does walking improve these measures?
The brain is a glucose-hungry organ. If this energy supply is disrupted, it can impair and even damage brain cells.
The ancient Greeks knew the medical benefits of electrical stimulation. Now researchers are trying it for people who are too ill to get physically active.
Try thinking of exercise as fun and something to enjoy with friends.
New research shows yoga can improve back and neck pain, but can put strain on the body in some poses.
Yes, as long as you take the right precautions.
From the shores of India to a gym on the high-street — the evolution of modern yoga.
Trauma can be passed down from generation to generation. What steps should adults take to try and break the cycle?