A new book explores physical culture in a social and historical context, focusing on colonial settings.
Usain Bolt can run at about 6 body lengths a second. An arachnid in California can do 322.
An exploration of Pillay’s life dispels the notion of weightlifters and body builders as lacking political agency. His legacy created opportunities for other sports people.
We lose some fitness 'gains' in as little as four weeks.
The key is to make sure you're performing them correctly.
Our research suggests the health benefits of lifting weights rival, or even exceed, those of aerobic exercise. So why do so few of us do it?
One hypothesis suggests that there’s a finite amount of protein that the body can actually use.
The age of the Industrial Revolution also saw a fitness revolution in Britain.
Gym memberships spike as people make their New Year's resolutions – but very few people will actually use them past February.
Writing and rewriting black sporting history is a means of redressing exclusion.
The choke factor is visible in tournament-style athletics competitions, and should teach managers about incentives.
The advice on the sides of protein tubs may have to change.