This workout has seen a boost in popularity recently thanks to celebrity endorsements.
For many female runners, the feeling of liberation that running can bring is marred by the ever-present threat of street harassment and violence. It’s a major obstacle to running participation.
Research has shown training cardio and weights on the same did has little effect on strength and muscle gain.
‘Time under tension’ may be a popular weightlifting technique, but research shows it’s no better than exercising at your normal pace.
Although ‘training to failure’ may be popular among people who regularly lift weights, it might not be as beneficial as some claim.
Weightlifting can be done by people of all ages and fitness levels.
Resistance bands are cheap, portable and easily incorporated into many exercise regimes.
The amount of exercise you need to do depends on your training goals.
Overall muscle fitness among children and teens hasn’t declined over the past several decades, but by some measures it’s not improving, either.
The key is to make sure you’re performing them correctly.
Workouts that include weight lifting and bodyweight exercises burn fat both during and afterwards.
You only need a small amount of time to make a big difference.
Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for discrimination in the sporting world.
The Oceania Cup allows rugby league players to represent the country of their heritage. Now we need to introduce training processes that better reflect and support cultural diversity.
Doing the vacuuming or taking the dog for a walk? Pick up the pace – these bursts of incidental exercise could be key to improving your fitness.
Where to start amid all the equipment, classes and lycra.
An ultra-marathon runner and exercise physiologist describes what it’s like to take part in an ultra-endurance event, and the consequences it had on his body.
Most people follow fixed time periods when it comes to recovery. The latest research calls this into question.
Halfpipe snowboarders like Scotty James may seem laid-back and relaxed, but they are subjected to high physical load and fatigue induced by training and competition.
As the Olympics head to the Far East this month, two radically different approaches to training and treating athletes will be on display.