Fitness

Why walking is the only exercise you need

No gym? No problem.

Swimming tips for adult beginners
Swimming tips for adult beginners

The benefits of learning to swim and how to start feeling confident in the water.

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5 ways exercise can impact your sleep (good and bad)
5 ways exercise can impact your sleep

Knowing what exercise to do and when is key to reaping the greatest rewards.

Cold-water swimming: benefits, risks and how to get started.
The health benefits of cold water swimming

We explore the health benefits and outline how to stay safe in the open water.

Relieve pain, keep your body supple and improve your posture with these simple every stretches.
7 essential stretches you should do everyday

Relieve pain, keep your body supple and improve your posture with these simple stretches.

From physical strength to organ function, our muscles play a vital role in our health and fitness at every stage of life.
Is muscle mass the key to your health and fitness goals?

Why muscles play a vital role in your health and fitness at every stage of life.

HIIT: The pros and cons of High Intensity Interval Training
HIIT: how to do high intensity interval training

This high intensity workout promises to burn fat fast, but is it really worth the hype?

We explore the benefits (and potential risks) of practising Bikram yoga.
The mind and body benefits of hot yoga

The health benefits (and potential risks) of practising Bikram yoga.

Sports supplement and protein powder benefits.
The health benefits of protein powder

We explore the health benefits of using protein shakes as a sports supplement.

We debunk the myths about sore knees and exercise
6 myths and facts about knee pain and exercise

We debunk the myths about sore knees and exercise.

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Just 15 minutes of yoga a day can change your brain chemistry and improve your mood.
10 health benefits of daily yoga practice

Just 15 minutes of yoga a day can alter your brain chemistry and boost your mood.

Work these simple moves into your routine to loosen muscles and maintain flexibility.
6 ways to improve your flexibility

Work these simple moves into your routine to maintain flexibility.

A reformer is a 'machine' invented by Joseph Pilates in the 1950s to help dancers get stronger.
Everything you need to know about reformer Pilates

It looks complicated but this apparatus-based Pilates is really a breeze.

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Exercising with arthritis
How to safely exercise with arthritis

Expert fitness tips for managing and improving arthritis pain.

Runners running down steps along sunny urban waterfront
Running for beginners: your 10-week plan

Follow this easy 10-week plan and get running for 30 minutes non-stop.

How to overcome the urge to poo on the run
Why we feel the urge to poo when we run

Dr Juliet McGrattan shares her expert tips on overcoming the runner's trots.