Fitness

Treadmill desks won’t slow you down at work

If you’ve heard all the hype around stand-up desks, chances are you’ve also heard about the treadmill desk. Maybe you’ve thought, ‘what an awesome...

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...

Training for the City2Surf

The famous Sun Herald City2Surf is fast approaching — taking place in NSW's capital on the 12th of August. Whether you've already got your training...

Laurina Fleure’s secrets to staying fit

Reality TV star Laurina Fleure has faced some interesting challenges in life. But how do they compare with her latest venture: getting fit? Cassie...

Prescribing exercise

There’s a new wonder drug in town, and it’s changing the way we think about cancer prevention and survival. Health writer Mahsa Fratantoni takes...

Vitamin D, the mighty hormone

Since we pointed out that vitamin D is a wonder hormone — that’s right, a hormone rather than a vitamin, doing everything from maintaining...

Myth busted: Exercise is better for fat loss than diet

Exercise is more effective than diet at limiting your daily calorie consumption, which means it's better for fat loss, according to new research. This busts...

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...

Celebrate the spirit of the Kokoda Trail in Melbourne this October

This October, Kokoda Challenge Melbourne will take participants on a 15km or 30km trek through the National Parks of Melbourne in support of Australian...

Dog owners move more – even on the worst winter days

If you’ve been thinking about getting a dog, here’s a science-backed reason why you should: dog owners are more active even on the coldest,...

08/18-20: The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, QLD

Escape the winter chill and head on up to the Sunshine Coast for a weekend of running and fun in the sun. The 7...

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Slow facial ageing

Much of ageing is actually skin deep — it happens most visibly in your skin and surface layers. A surgical and cosmetic dermatologist, Dr...