We should not rule out a direct link between exercise and longevity, but it may have a smaller role than previously thought.
The benefits of collagen may be important for our physical health, particularly as we get older.
A 30-minute walk three times a week was shown to improve physical health and brain function in people with Down’s syndrome.
Heinz is encouraging runners to consume packets of ketchup to boost performance.
This centuries old martial art was shown to reduce the severity of symptoms in the long-term.
Functional fitness can help you to be as physically capable as possible.
Sedentary lifestyles come with substantial health risks. But even small increases in our daily physical activity may go some way to mitigating these risks.
Weightlifting and other forms of resistance training can help stave off loss of muscle mass and other age-related physical decline.
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.
Breathing through your nose may help oxygen reach your working muscles faster.
Our skeleton is replaced approximately every ten years to ensure our bones stay strong and healthy.
If you try supplements, you still need to eat a healthy diet, exercise, reduce your stress, quit smoking and get enough sleep. Even then, they may still not be enough.
It’s estimated one in five over-40s have chronic knee pain.
Female athletes are at increased risk of not eating enough. If energy intake is too low to meet training needs, there can be severe consequences for exercise performance, muscles and health.
Many heat-related health problems can be avoided by adopting a healthy, active lifestyle. But the younger generation is less active than previous generations, and therefore more vulnerable.
Patients who exercised during a hospital stay had a 10% lower risk of being readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge.
A growing body of evidence shows there are links between our genetics and fitness.
New research explores the health potential of brief bursts of activity – and how wearables combined with machine learning can reveal health benefits of unexplored aspects of our everyday lives.
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.