Fitness

FITNESS SCIENCE

Would you take a pill for quick muscle gains?

Forget pumping iron and sweating buckets in the gym: the future of muscle building might be as easy as taking a pill. Researchers from...

9 body parts we don’t need… or do we?

The appendix may not be so useless after all — but what about our other puzzling body parts? Ellie McInerney reports on our evolutionary leftovers. The...

TRAINING TIPS

Why you need boxing in your routine

Taking a boxing class could be the best thing you've ever done for your fitness. Why? We asked Personal Trainer Matt Brien just what...

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...

HEALTH

The secrets of sleep

Science is starting to better understand sleep. Josie Chun reports on how the latest research can make you sleep better. It’s one of life’s simple...

Bush bathing

We’ve taken the liberty of Australianising the name of the latest fitness trend bound to arrive from California: forest bathing, where you go bush walking...

Perform better in the summer heat with ice water

A piece of advice I’ve often heard is that drinks at room temperature are more easily absorbed by the body, as there’s no wasted...

Keep your holiday chill longer

So you had a relaxing holiday? Right now, you’re in a super healthy low-stress state that will eventually fade as work commitments and the...

MOTIVATION

Celebrate the Brits with this long weekend playlist

It's the best of the Brits for this long weekend gym playlist. Happy Birthday Lizzie! Elton John – Tiny Dancer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYcyacLRPNs Adele – Rolling In The Deep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYEDA3JcQqw George...

Gym tracks for a rainy day

As the winter rain sets in, hit up the gym and get busy with these tunes by our resident VJ. You'll be pumping up...

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