‘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.
Weight regain might be common, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prevent it.
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.
Too busy to exercise during the week? The good news is that getting moving on the weekend appears to be similarly good for your heart health.
New study looks at the benefit of ‘weekend-warrior’ pattern of exercise.
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.
Aerobic exercise appears to be particularly beneficial.
Our new paper found most of what you are being told to do in the gym is likely primarily based upon data about men, written by men.
You don’t need a six-pack to be healthy.