‘Time under tension’ may be a popular weightlifting technique, but research shows it’s no better than exercising at your normal pace.
During spring and summer, as more people consider exercising outdoors, a trauma- and violence-informed approach to physical activity can help ensure equity, inclusion, safety and access.
Try to avoid eating an hour or two before a workout.
A new study looks at UK kids’ physical activity levels once COVID restrictions had begun to lift compared with before the pandemic.
Research is revealing that fitness trackers alone can be helpful facilitators toward changing a sedentary lifestyle but don’t motivate people to increase their physical activity.
Exercising during pregnancy is safe – and can have many benefits for both mother and baby.
Research highlights the importance of daily meditation, exercise and sleep for improving executive functioning, a component of attention that helps people focus.
The best exercises to do are the ones that motivate you to workout – not the ones you think you have to do.
There are benefits to group exercise, but relying too much on a group may leave people less resilient for solo exercise, especially if suddenly cut off from a group as many were during COVID-19.
As little as 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can benefit your immune system.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a low-cost approach with proven benefits for heart patients, that drastically lowers future cardiac risks. So why do only 10 to 25 per cent of heart patients access it?
A new study has explored whether cardiovascular risk factors are associated with a higher likelihood of depression.
Despite knowing the health benefits of exercise and the harms of inactivity, many of us still struggle to find the motivation to get moving.
You might have heard singing helps lower stress hormones – but there are so many benefits to warming up our voices and letting loose.
Sore muscles after a workout isn’t really a sign you’ve worked hard.
Plyometric training isn’t only for athletes – but there are a few movements beginners will need to master if they want to try it.
Routines can be powerful tools to help people build a ‘new normal’ as pandemic restrictions lift. Routines can support creativity, boost health and provide meaningful activities and opportunities.
Since canine arthritis can’t be cured, the goal of treatment in dogs is to reduce inflammation to increase comfort and improve a dog’s quality of life.
Weight lifting and other resistance exercises might be key to becoming a better runner.
Even babies who are not yet standing or walking get lots of benefits from active movement – but most infants aren’t getting enough physical activity.