Focus on "being" an exerciser, instead of seeing exercise as something you "should" do.
We need better national monitoring of children’s fitness levels.
The app's predictions may only work if we're willing to make life changes.
Studies show rest days are important for helping our body recover and adapt in many ways.
Hormonal changes mean during the first half of a woman’s menstrual cycle, she’ll have more energy and recover more quickly. This is the time to train hardest.
Jumping rope is short on time, fun, and good for your heart health.
Living near green spaces, or growing up in a deprived neighbourhood, were both linked to higher fitness levels among teens.
During an AMRAP workout, participants will aim to complete as many rounds of a single exercise as possible within a set time.
Physical training before surgery — like breathing exercises or running — boosts the odds of a good outcome. Patients with surgeries postponed during COVID-19 can use the delay for ‘prehabilitation.’
Even if you exercise, sitting too much is linked to health risks from anxiety to diabetes. But this ‘invisible’ behaviour may pervade our lives even more under COVID-19 stay-at-home guidelines.
If you’re itching to get back to the gym when it re-opens, here’s what you can do to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Youth physical inactivity was already a problem before COVID-19, but it doesn’t have to stay that way.
Online workouts can give women support and inspiration. Now they’ve discovered the benefits, women might be less inclined to return to the gym once restrictions are lifted.
Every year, about 10 per cent of youth athletes experience a concussion. Research shows there are steps we can take to help prevent these injuries, but we can’t be afraid to make changes.
If you want to boost your energy and mood and feel more alert, get moving instead of getting coffee.
Though exercising at around 50-72% of our VO₂ uses more fat as energy, the amount of actual fat burned is minimal.
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.
For athletes, COVID-19 means more than cancelled competitions. Having their athletic goals put on hold and their training routines disrupted can take a toll on athletes’ mental health.
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.