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?
It's not all child's play.
Whole body vibration therapy is undertaken by standing, sitting, lying or doing exercises on specifically designed equipment that oscillates at relatively high frequencies.
Why extreme sports can change your life for the better.
To what extent do hours of practice, development squads and role models really make a difference?
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
Thinking of having a baby? It's not all down to women to get healthy in preparation.
Regular physical activity energises you to perform daily chores, deal with stress better and improves your quality of sleep.
New research shows not all sitting is bad for our health, so long as you're active at other times of the day.
Old habits die hard.
There is much work to do if Australia is to eradicate various barriers to participation in sport.
New research on sprint interval exercise and cardiovascular fitness suggests doing less exercise may actually be better for us.
Physical exercise was once primarily an open-air activity, until gym training and monitoring took hold. Digital devices and augmented reality now offer the freedom to head out into the city again.
Short bursts of intense exercise are all the rage. But a new study finds that a more moderate approach can be just as good.