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Runners are at 27%-40% lower risk of death when compared to non-runners. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Which sports are best for health and long life?

Adults who participate in a high overall level of sports and exercise are at 34% lower risk of death than those who never or rarely engage in such activities.
For a long time it was thought during exercise there would be a reduction in blood flow to the diaphragm in favour of supplying blood and oxygen to the working limb muscles. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Health Check: why do we get a stitch and how can we stop it?

A stitch will usually ease if you stop or reduce the intensity of the activity.
Racewalkers turn a corner – keeping one foot on the ground – during the women’s 20-km event at the 2012 London Olympics. Maureen Barlin/flickr

Don’t run (and don’t laugh): The little-known history of racewalking

Racewalking has been part of the Olympic Games since 1904, but gets little respect in the United States. That might change if Americans knew a little more about it.
Bolting past the finish line. ave Thompson / PA Archive/Press Association Images

How to find your best running style

In order to become a better runner, you need to consider these factors first.
The perfect stride of Mo Farah. RTR GS

How to run like an Olympian

Elite athletes run differently to us mere mortals, but there's nothing to stop you stealing a few of their techniques.
Route mapping apps such as Strava are popular with cyclists, but you need to protect your privacy. Shutterstock/antb

Protecting your privacy if you use a route mapping app

If you use one of the many apps to map your walking, jogging or cycling route then you could be giving away information that could be abused by others.
The force on a triple jumper’s bones is 15 times their body weight. www.shutterstock.com

What exercise does to your bones

Studying how athletes' bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.

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