It's normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it's been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement.
Teenagers spend one-third of their lives sitting down and three hours a day watching TV. New findings confirm that it's not just their health that is at risk.
Since avoiding injuries is a priority for runners, many end up buying expensive footwear for their purported safety features. But do the promises made by global footwear companies stack up?
A new survey shows that we're healthier than we give ourselves credit for. But could our pessimistic perceptions actually be bad for us?
Many people stretch when they exercise or play sport. Others don’t stretch but feel they should. And some people don’t see any reason to stretch at all.
The decision to use protein supplements is based more on marketing claims than anything else. They offer few real performance benefits that an athlete’s normal diet isn’t already delivering.
Scientists in the US have found that a feel-good exercise hormone called irisin does indeed exist in humans, putting to bed long-disputed claims that it is a myth.
More people are getting standing desks in response to our increasing knowledge about the harms of sedentary lifestyles. But can you transition to standing at work without causing yourself harm?
Globally, evidence points to children becoming less active because they would rather play computer games than be outdoors.
Aren't there huge health benefits to staying physically active, for adults? Why should it be any different for children?
For decades, a low fat and sugar free diet were key to controlling type 2 diabetes. Now, new data shows a diet high in protein and healthy fats has better outcomes for the disease.
Runners have a greater risk of developing skin cancer because they are more likely have sun damage on their skin as a result of chronic sun exposure.
Many diabetics avoid exercise because it upsets their insulin levels, and there is little medical advice on how to keep them safe. Here is an attempt to redress the balance.
Strength training is an ideal way for older women to mitigate the symptoms associated with menopause.
Sports drinks claiming to contain electrolytes have innundated stores in recent years. So what are electrolytes? Are they good? How can we best get them?
The relationship that older women build up with their trainers is key to maintaining their participation in exercise programs.
Protein-based health products have been criticised for inappropriate marketing but are they even worth the money?
Obesity researchers have been in a tug of war about obesity for decades now. So what does the evidence show about the latest offensive in the obesity wars?
Anderson's achievement in modern-day cricket is a feat but the next generation of fast bowlers may do something different.
Most of us know that obesity is a growing problem across the globe but would you call it a disease? While it may seem like a semantic debate, it is actually a serious issue with major implications.