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.
For some people with joint pain, cold weather seems to make it worse. And pain can be a barrier to exercise and activities you’d usually do.
New research shows even one muscle contraction a day, for five days a week, is effective at improving muscle strength if you keep it up for a month.
Many think of muscle mass loss as a problem that mostly affects older people, but even people in their early 20s can experience rapid muscle loss under certain conditions.
Overall muscle fitness among children and teens hasn’t declined over the past several decades, but by some measures it’s not improving, either.
Ice baths, float tanks, foam rollers, compression garments - the post-exercise recovery market is booming. But the evidence for them doesn’t always stack up.
‘Eccentric exercises’ are a normal part of everyday life – but they may carry some risks.
New research shows a large majority of Australians do not engage in muscle strengthening activity.