Physical activity can help people manage the stress of COVID-19, but closures and distancing have made it even harder to exercise. These researchers are developing a free toolkit to help us all cope.
The truth about the pros and cons of stretching.
I entered this world expecting a fight for acceptance in a dog-eat-dog enclave of hyper masculine brutality. I was wrong.
Whether it's a pulled muscle, sore ankle, or shin splints, here's the best way to get back on track.
We all have white and brown fat cells – but recent research shows there's a third type, called "beige" cells.
Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
The health benefits of exercise for our mind and body are well documented. But did you know that exercise could lower the risks of the most dangerous COVID-19 complication?
Eating healthy food, exercising regularly and reducing stress are all measures we can take to stay as healthy as possible to fight off infection while we wait for a coronavirus vaccine.
The official advice is to stay at least 1.5m apart from someone else when exercising. One study has challenged that and says we need to move further apart. But does the study stack up?
Though it was previously thought vigorous exercise could suppress immune function, research shows that most forms of regular exercise can help your immune system to work its best.
To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here's how to do that.
We've got 6 tips and a tailored exercise program to help you keep active at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
'LIIT' is the latest exercise phenomenon that advocates for slowing down your workout.
With the coronavirus forcing people to stay at home, new ways are needed to keep fit.
Exercise addiction describes an obsessive or compulsive need to exercise – even when you're injured.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.
My research shows New Zealanders are likely to cope better with the coronavirus lockdown if they spend time exercising and playing outdoors, while still following official advice on social distancing.
Don't just sit there. It's easy to get some exercise in your daily routine if you're stuck at home.
The immune system can respond to stress in ways that harm health. But there's a stress-buster that can help keep you calm and healthy: exercise.
Schools are closed, houses of worship have suspended services, and many restaurants are down to delivery only. Must we also stop exercising? Two exercise physiologists explain what's safe.