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...

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,...

Synthetic clothes create a stink

Why is it that some of your gym clothes stink more than others? A study has found that gym...

Start cycling

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

The inconvenient truth

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

Freezing in London

You shouldn’t complain about training in the cold weather. Try doing the same in a London winter, says our...

8 secret benefits of avocados

We all know avocados are rich in good fats, but here are eight more reasons to order the smashed...

Stay on track in the cold

Tap into cold weather training habits to keep yourself motivated and active all season. Stephanie Ayre tells you how. Working...

Eat to fight inflammation

Thought to be the cause of many modern diseases, tackle inflammation and you’re way ahead, says nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume. Whether...