Runner's High

Runner’s high

If you run, you will have probably experienced a “high” at some point — a euphoric feeling that just...

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...
Muscle soreness explained

How your immune system stops muscle soreness

The more you exercise, the less your muscles hurt afterwards, and scientists have just found out the surprising reason...

Jogging your memory: how running makes you smarter

We’ve long known that regular exercise can improve your memory, mood and smarts — all due to a process...

WTF? Steady-state cardio is back in 2016 says top expert

One major American commentator believes 2016 is the year that steady-state cardio makes a comeback. It's easily the most...
Mitochondria in cell

Why high-intensity exercise works, but is blocked by antioxidants

An explanation for why high-intensity exercise is so effective has also highlighted why antioxidants can block its benefits. Tony Sarno reports. In...

When you exercise may matter to your muscles

Between the 5am early birds, the midday mums and the 10pm late night bodybuilders, it seems that there really...
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...

How to create a superhuman

These 10 genetic mutations give humans superpowers — and gene editing technology might be able to replicate them. Ellie McInerney reports. Achieving...

New evidence: More protein makes muscle gains and weight loss easier

Higher doses of protein can be combined with a dramatic reduction in dietary calories to help you gain muscle and lose...