Activity trackers come with a variety of functionalities. While some are important, others you can pay less attention to.
If the answer is “I don’t know”, chances are your resolution won’t be sustainable.
COVID was a ‘gendered pandemic’, with women carrying very different burdens to men. A three-year New Zealand research project aimed to overcome the urge to forget, and provide lessons for the future.
For a long time many people believed intense exercise caused your body to produce lactic acid and that this, in turn, caused muscle soreness. This is not correct.
Resolutions are like goals and putting time into planning your resolution can increase your success. Using scientific strategies can increase your chances of sticking with your resolution.
It’s time for aerobics to share the spotlight with weightlifting as a form of exercise that promotes health and may be de rigueur as we age.
Winter running has all the health benefits of aerobic exercise, as well as fresh air. However, be aware of the specific safety and injury-prevention concerns that come with cold weather.
The holidays can disrupt healthy lifestyle habits, like nutrition and exercise routines. Here’s how to enjoy the season without derailing your physical or mental health.
Lifestyle-related dementia risks are complex, with factors like sleep, exercise, diet and social contact interacting with things like cognitive reserve, neuroplasticity and inflammation in the body.
Functional fitness can help you to be as physically capable as possible.
If you’re thinking of buying a piece of cardio equipment for at-home workouts, here are the pros and cons.
‘Rucking’ involves adding weight to a backpack while walking or hiking.
Our metabolism naturally slows down as we age and becomes dysfunctional after dieting. Here’s what you can do to give yours a boost.
Isometric exercises are great for your heart, joints and physical function in daily life.
A growing body of evidence shows there are links between our genetics and fitness.
Heat exposure is inevitable for those who work or are active outdoors. A heat acclimation protocol, combined with heat-mitigating strategies, is the best defence against heat-related injuries.
With the rising cost of living, gyms and fitness classes are becoming unaffordable. But you can make just as much progress at home if you include these three components.
Some researchers assert that the body responds to exercise by burning fewer calories when you’re not working out. Regardless of its effects on weight loss, exercise provides many health benefits.
Ancient humans chose to sleep less, which had evolutionary benefits. For modern humans, sleeping less is futile and detrimental, but fitness may be a powerful ally in today’s epidemic of sleep loss.
Adults are more likely to go walking, running or to fitness classes than take part in the team sports they played at school.