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.
In July, Scots cyclist Mark Beaumont will attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days, smashing the world record by 43 days. Here's what he has to get right.
The French manager brought flair and fitness to the home of football.
Regular physical activity energises you to perform daily chores, deal with stress better and improves your quality of sleep.
Soon, wearable fitness devices will be able to diagnose diseases. Could that lead insurers to deny coverage to people based on their data alone?
A new study highlights beneficial physical adaptations.
Scientifically you can be overweight and healthy - and yet there is still an obesity stigma.
Old habits die hard.
Scientists have investigated the complicated link between omega-3 fatty acids and fitness.
Want to save pounds while shedding pounds? Try these new ways to get fit and keep healthy.
There's not enough evidence that sports drinks are any better at hydrating you than water.
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.
For his fight with Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, Kell Brook had to gain weight in just the right places.
Forget high-end design and cutting-edge communication. The new Watch is a fitness device and heralds a shift for the company – from enabling self-expression to nudging users toward self-mastery.
We need children to get hold of their fitness levels - literally.
Fitbit and other wearable technology are good for keeping track of your personal fitness. But should they be used by school children?
Sprinters may be able to power through, but endurance athletes could suffer from hyperthermia and dehydration.
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.