Fitness

FITNESS SCIENCE

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 even fitter — and it...

Your diet can age your DNA

The secret to ageing could be better maintenance of your DNA by simply eating the right foods. The DNA damage theory of ageing holds that...

TRAINING TIPS

22 Golden rules for fitness beginners

 Five of Australia's top personal trainers explain how to kick off your fitness regime so that it works and you enjoy it. BEFORE YOU START 1. Set aside enough...

Peak Performance Yoga

Duncan Peak isn't your ordinary yogi. A former Army Special Sevices instructor, he has thrown out the cliché of yoga as a gentle, relaxing activity and made...

HEALTH

The new danger in exercise: overhydration

It was almost inevitable that people would take well-meaning advice to hydrate before training or sport to extremes, resulting in water intoxication and its terrible...

The most influential man in health and fitness

Dr Michael Mosley started two of the biggest global trends in fitness and health: high intensity training and the intermittent diet. He tells Fitness...

Quitting cold turkey has best long-term results

While it might not seem appealing to a smoker, a new study has shown that quitting cold turkey is the most effective way to...

Work hard, play hard. Really!

Have you ever justified a big night out by saying you work hard, so you’re entitled to play hard? It turns out that “work...

MOTIVATION

Your teachers were right, practice does make perfect

When you’re learning a new skill, it pays to practice. A new study from Brown University has proven what parents and teachers have known...

Training special: Lifting in the boy’s room

Weights are now considered essential to effective fat loss programs, but many women still find the weights areas intimidating. Fitness First strength trainer Susy...

What's on

Bicycle NSW Spring Cycle, Sydney

Whether you’re a beginner, regular rider or a lycra lover, the 2016 Spring Cycle on Sunday the 16th of October has the ride for...

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