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Three Ice Cubes

Ice freezes growth

Ice baths are a popular recovery method for many top athletes — including AFL and NRL players, and Hollywood...

How to get even fitter, scientifically

For the regular gym rats and bunnies out there, science has found the best way to help you get...

Why the old guy is going to kick the young guy’s butt

Science has discovered why some older athletes will run rings around younger ones in some endurance sports. It's because endurance-based...

Say it ain’t so!

Some of our most cherished superfoods and health insights have come under attack from science in the past few...

Go easy on high intensity if you’re a beginner

High-intensity workouts might be the latest fitness bandwagon, but new research shows that you need to build up to them....

9 body parts we don’t need… or do we?

The appendix may not be so useless after all — but what about our other puzzling body parts? Ellie McInerney...

10 secrets of muscles from a pro

Everyone wants tight, toned muscles, but there are insights into achieving this that only come from years of experience....

Anti-ageing drug 3-5 years away thanks to Aussie research

Would you take a drug to prevent your body from ageing? It might seem like science fiction, but UNSW...
identical male twins

Ultimate proof that fitness works

By comparing twins — one fit and another unfit — Finnish researchers have proven the powerful impact of exercise...

Shock study: Lifting to exhaustion is key to muscle growth, not weights.

An extraordinary new study says lifting to exhaustion is the key to muscle growth, not how heavy the weights...