The inconvenient truth

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

Why music works

Listening to music while exercising reduces fatigue and enhances motivation — and now we know why. Researchers got people...

Under your skin

Health and fitness tracking devices that are inserted surgically into the body are being developed by a Fitness First...

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...

Soothe sore muscles

We rarely get excited about anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving gels, but we’re making an exception for Athletes Gel. Its creator,...

Tired?

There might be something to the Navy SEALs' 40% rule — that when you’re completely exhausted, you’re really only...

When healthy turns harmful

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

Vary your routine for results

Having a varied training schedule is one of the best things you can do to keep your mind and...

How much exercise do you need?

We reveal how long and often you should exercise each week to achieve various fitness goals. 1 . Build muscle: 4 weights...

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