Fitness

FITNESS SCIENCE

Say it ain’t so!

Some of our most cherished superfoods and health insights have come under attack from science in the past few weeks. Here's the lowdown: Turmeric What seemed...

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...

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...

Muscle memory just a myth

Once you’ve been fit, is it easier to become fit again after a long layoff? Not according to science. Your muscles won’t retain any...

HEALTH

Relying on our phones makes us more creative

It’s called “digital amnesia” — when we rely on our devices to remember things for us. It’s changing the way that our brains store...

The 6 No-Bull rules of fat loss by Mr Tough Love

You really want to lose weight? Then follow the top six weight loss rules of personal trainer Dinny Morris. His motto of #toughlovenoexcuses means...

Pomegranates: the secret to stronger muscle and longer life?

New research says that eating pomegranates can lead to enhanced muscle strength and slowing of ageing because compounds from pomegranates renew the cells' energy producing centre, the...

Simplest brain hack of all: take the stairs

Want a really powerful and simple way of keeping your brain younger and sharper, as well as enjoying a stack of other health benefits? Take the stairs...

MOTIVATION

Fitness secrets of the Navy SEALs

Apply proven strategies from the US Navy SEALs to survive the hardest parts of your own fitness journey. Ellie McInerney reports. The public’s fascination with the US...

Whole life tracking with the tiny new Fitbit Alta HR

Fitbit has announced the launch of its next generation of its slimmest wristband tracker: introducing the Alta HR. And it spells great things for...

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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