You only need a small amount of time to make a big difference.
Genetic testing could help us build targeted and effective training routines for athletes, but the emerging science could also introduce opportunity for discrimination in the sporting world.
The Oceania Cup allows rugby league players to represent the country of their heritage. Now we need to introduce training processes that better reflect and support cultural diversity.
Doing the vacuuming or taking the dog for a walk? Pick up the pace – these bursts of incidental exercise could be key to improving your fitness.
Where to start amid all the equipment, classes and lycra.
An ultra-marathon runner and exercise physiologist describes what it's like to take part in an ultra-endurance event, and the consequences it had on his body.
Most people follow fixed time periods when it comes to recovery. The latest research calls this into question.
Halfpipe snowboarders like Scotty James may seem laid-back and relaxed, but they are subjected to high physical load and fatigue induced by training and competition.
As the Olympics head to the Far East this month, two radically different approaches to training and treating athletes will be on display.
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
In July, Scots cyclist Mark Beaumont will attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days, smashing the world record by 43 days. Here's what he has to get right.
A condition where our muscles break down and leak into the bloodstream is usually caused by trauma. But high-intensity resistance training, like Crossfit, means it's on the rise.
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
A new study examines the benefits of cramming all of your weekly exercise in at the weekend.
Want to save pounds while shedding pounds? Try these new ways to get fit and keep healthy.
Extreme feats of human endurance require extreme measures to stay alive
The advice on the sides of protein tubs may have to change.
Just like an efficient car on a long trip, the best marathon runners also use less energy to run at a given speed.
With weeks to go before the Olympics, it's unlikely Kenya will be sanctioned over fresh doping claims. No matter what happens, a shadow will be cast over the integrity of the country's athletes.
When the road heads higher and the mercury is rising, the world's top cyclists get to test the quality of their preparation.