Runner’s high

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

Top 5 tips on building muscle & losing fat at the same time

It’s possible to train for both endurance and strength (and shred fat while putting on muscle) if you follow...

When healthy turns harmful

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

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...

Hack your body

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

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,...

Under your skin

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

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...

Start cycling

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