Former South African President Nelson Mandela with former American world boxing champion Marvin Hagler. The undated photo was taken after Mandela’s release.
Prison life is about routine: each day like the one before; each week like the one before it, so that the months and years blend into each other.
The “feeling” of hitting a well-timed tennis shot is lost in exergames.
Exergames should be used to replace sedentary video games, not traditional physical education.
Activity tracking devices are boosting people's desire to make healthy lifestyle changes – and stick to them
Even regular walking can drastically change your health.
Even gentle exercise can induce rapid molecular and immunological changes in your body.
Police commandos from India’s northern state of Punjab take part in a laughter exercise during a yoga session.
Does yoga in the West constitute cultural appropriation? We talk culture, pride and 50 years of Light on Yoga.
Practice makes perfect posture?
We often think of posture as a physical thing – but our minds play a crucial part too.
Short, intense exercise promotes good health and short, intense stares.
Newspaper headlines may suggest regular short walks can help you live longer but the reality is more complex.
World record holder – but for how long?
This fall Dennis Kimetto set a new world record in the marathon, clocking 2:02:57 at Berlin. He is the first man to run those 26.2 miles in under 2:03 and his time sparked speculation about when the two-hour…
Running five to ten minutes a day at slow speeds is associated a reduced risk of death from heart disease, new research shows…
Endurance exercise interferes with normal heart rhythm and may make it more likely you’ll need a pacemaker later in life,according…
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) does not translate to weight loss, according to researchers at The University of…
Almost 1.3 million people die each year on the world’s roads, making road accidents the ninth leading cause of death globally.
We demand and expect our transport systems to to get us where we want, when we want to be there, and as fast as possible. We are, however, human beings with human bodies. And as with any other built system…
New research says less than ten minutes of intense exercise a week is enough to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and…