Exercise addiction describes an obsessive or compulsive need to exercise – even when you're injured.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.
My research shows New Zealanders are likely to cope better with the coronavirus lockdown if they spend time exercising and playing outdoors, while still following official advice on social distancing.
Don't just sit there. It's easy to get some exercise in your daily routine if you're stuck at home.
The immune system can respond to stress in ways that harm health. But there's a stress-buster that can help keep you calm and healthy: exercise.
Schools are closed, houses of worship have suspended services, and many restaurants are down to delivery only. Must we also stop exercising? Two exercise physiologists explain what's safe.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
Four out of 5 Americans live in cities, so urban planning can make a big difference in our lifestyles – especially if it promotes healthy diets and physical activity.
A lot of claims have been made about the benefits of tai chi, but do they all stand up?
In addition to its health and fitness benefits, exercise can also give your relationship a boost – especially if you exercise together.
From obstacle courses to playing music, school children give their thoughts on how to make a daily run more exciting.
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it's important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.
Just one in four Indigenous women play sport or are physically active, with many citing racism, cost and gendered expectations as barriers.
Research shows it generates future savings for society by lowering demand for health and social care services.
The age of the Industrial Revolution also saw a fitness revolution in Britain.
Gym memberships spike as people make their New Year's resolutions – but very few people will actually use them past February.
Cross-country skiers are 50% less likely to develop depression than the general population.
Does it matter what type of physical activity you do?
New Year's resolutions are often no more than good ideas that last a few weeks. Research suggests, however, that putting purpose behind your resolutions can make a big difference. Here's how.
People tend to pay attention when things get personal, so you need to know how climate change is damaging things in your life.