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Excessive exercise may damage the gut

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Contributor

Research has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute- or chronic gut issues…

Win 1 of 2 Fitbit Charge 2’s

Posted on June 7, 2017 by Shelley Armstrong

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2™—the all-new heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts ...

At-home workouts to keep the whole family fit

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Your Family

Exercise is important for all as it can increase life expectancy, lower the risk of heart problems, help ...

Tai chi fends off depression

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers found that practising tai chi, a Chinese martial art, significantly reduces symptoms of depression…

What to eat before and after a workout

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Contributor

Should you reach for a snack before or after a workout and what should you eat? Registered dietitian ...

Anti-ageing: How to shave 9 years off your age

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Contributor

While we can't stop Old Father Time, new research has found a natural anti-ageing treatment that slows one ...

6 Surprising reasons to try yoga

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Contributor

Yoga is increasingly viewed as a key component for almost every training programme. Find out why…

10 Reasons to exercise outside

Posted on April 26, 2017 by Robyn Cooper

With winter creeping ever closer, the temptation to exercise in the gym, or not at all, is becoming ...

Should you eat before exercising?

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Contributor

Is it better to eat or fast before a workout? If you’re exercising to lose weight, find out ...

7 Morning stretches

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Contributor

It’s said you’re ‘only as young as your spine is flexible’ so, since stretching helps maintain flexibility, let’s ...

Quick winter HIIT workout

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Contributor

Did you know that a 15-minute HIIT workout could burn more calories than an hour of running? Here’s ...

Don’t just get up and go: Stretch your spine

Posted on April 13, 2017 by Serisha Singh

Stretching before and after exercise is vital not just for your spine, but for all the muscles you ...

5 Reasons to try a barre class

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Contributor

If you’re looking for a way to tone up, feel lighter on your feet, and build muscle without ...

The sexy side of yoga

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Contributor

A new study has found that doing yoga twice a week leads to better physical, sexual, emotional, social ...

How to manage adult ADHD with exercise

Posted on April 5, 2017 by Contributor

Exercise can help improve focus and help reduce symptoms of ADHD, as well as the symptoms of anxiety ...

4 Reasons to book a personal trainer

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Contributor

It’s one thing to join a gym; it’s quite another thing to stay motivated. Thankfully, a personal trainer ...

Good vibrations may be as effective as exercise

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Contributor

Could standing on a vibrating platform be as good as getting regular exercise? The research, in mice, is ...

The best exercises to slow down ageing

Posted on March 10, 2017 by Contributor

Who wouldn’t want to slow down ageing? Now research has found that certain exercises effectively stop ageing at ...

Leg lifting exercise to help tone your tummy

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

Here is a leg lifting exercise to help tone your tummy …

Study: Exercise is not key to weight loss

Posted on February 20, 2017 by Contributor

It may not be as simple as 'working off' that donut. Research has found that exercise may not ...

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