Hard/slack training

The secret to successful endurance training might be to slacken off in some sessions so you can train insanely hard in...

Recover with a banana

Bananas may be better for recovery after exercise than a sports drink, according to a US study. The carbohydrates...

Lift weights to beat the blues

We may have underestimated just how good exercise is for the mind. In an analysis of 33 clinical trials,...

Start cycling

Cycling is for everyone, so if you haven’t jumped on your bike recently here are six ways to work...

The inconvenient truth

With low-carb diets a huge fad in health and fitness, some nutritionists are risking the ire of the keto...

When healthy turns harmful

If you believe everything social media tells you about food, you’re at risk of having a potentially serious eating...

Move to be good stressed

The brain/body connection is more powerful than you realise, and it’s turbocharged by movement, says Fitness First instructor and...

Crunch, sugar and fat

Want to know why processed food like chips is so addictive? It combines fat and carbohydrates with a layer...

Make it a morning habit

Want to make a new habit stick? Do it when you get up in the morning, says a recent...

Hack your body

The gym not enough to reshape your body? Some people are risking it all to hack their DNA. Jenneth...

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Why the new US dietary guidelines have angered nutritionists

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines just released by the US government have watered down some key recommendations by the nutrition scientists on whose work the guidelines...

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