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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...

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,...

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...

5 mistakes women make at the gym

With summer around the corner, many people start training in spring – either for the first time or after...

Busting metabolism myths

We talked to metabolism experts to address several misunderstandings people have about metabolism and metabolic rate. What’s your metabolism? It’s the...

Hard/slack training

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

Treadmill desks won’t slow you down at work

If you’ve heard all the hype around stand-up desks, chances are you’ve also heard about the treadmill desk. Maybe...

Get fit, don’t split

Want to get fit without ripping apart your relationships? Stephanie Ayre reports. You’d never think that getting fit would cause...

Recover with a banana

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