Most people know the benefits of physical activity. However, we tend to be less aware of how damaging inactivity can be, even for short periods — especially for older adults.
The key is to make sure you're performing them correctly.
Our bodies need fuel both for exercise and recovery.
Exercise can improve mood and mental health, which may drop during the winter months.
New research suggests cardiac rehab programmes may not be carried out as intended.
'Eccentric exercises' are a normal part of everyday life – but they may carry some risks.
Focus on "being" an exerciser, instead of seeing exercise as something you "should" do.
We need better national monitoring of children's fitness levels.
The app's predictions may only work if we're willing to make life changes.
Studies show rest days are important for helping our body recover and adapt in many ways.
Hormonal changes mean during the first half of a woman's menstrual cycle, she'll have more energy and recover more quickly. This is the time to train hardest.
Jumping rope is short on time, fun, and good for your heart health.
Living near green spaces, or growing up in a deprived neighbourhood, were both linked to higher fitness levels among teens.
During an AMRAP workout, participants will aim to complete as many rounds of a single exercise as possible within a set time.
Physical training before surgery — like breathing exercises or running — boosts the odds of a good outcome. Patients with surgeries postponed during COVID-19 can use the delay for 'prehabilitation.'
Even if you exercise, sitting too much is linked to health risks from anxiety to diabetes. But this 'invisible' behaviour may pervade our lives even more under COVID-19 stay-at-home guidelines.
If you're itching to get back to the gym when it re-opens, here's what you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Youth physical inactivity was already a problem before COVID-19, but it doesn't have to stay that way.
Online workouts can give women support and inspiration. Now they've discovered the benefits, women might be less inclined to return to the gym once restrictions are lifted.
Every year, about 10 per cent of youth athletes experience a concussion. Research shows there are steps we can take to help prevent these injuries, but we can't be afraid to make changes.