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Do not be derailed by news reports that exercise is bad for the heart. Taking more exercise is a New Year’s resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death. (Shutterstock)

Exercise more in 2018 – it really is good for your heart

Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Sales of Apple smartwatches are increasing, while Fitbit sales are on the decline. By Crew [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

The social factors that influence whether you’ll use your wearable device

Research shows that people's social networks, employment conditions and life stages all impact their use of wearable devices. Understanding these factors can help you achieve your fitness goals.
Walking is free, easy and can get you from A to B - but does it “count” in terms of how much exercise we need? from www.shutterstock.com.au

Health Check: in terms of exercise, is walking enough?

Fitness, strength and mobility are important for us to live happy and healthy lives, how much does walking improve these measures?
Unlike the immediacy of cooking, gaining and losing fat are relatively slow processes. Rapid methods for weight loss are rarely sustainable. from www.shutterstock.com

Why terms like ‘shred, burn and melt’ belong in the kitchen, not the gym

Celebrity fitness gurus tell us to turn up the heat in the gym to see immediate results. But the science of how we use energy in our bodies shows a long-term view is the best approach.

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