Declining physical activity levels in children and teens
New study shows physical activity levels have reduced in all age groups more than previously thought.
Exercise to feel better about your body image
Negative body image in women can be reversed with just 30 minutes of exercise.
Lift weights for better health
Resistance training can reduce the risk of developing metabolic syndrome.
Intense exercise can damage your gut
A review found that intense exercise for a longer duration causes acute to chronic gut problems.
Why punishing exercise demotivates women
Researchers analysed how women’s expectations and beliefs about exercise foster or undermine things that make them happy.
Physical activity slows down ageing
Biological ageing can be slowed down by intense physical activity, according to new study.
No need for intense workouts to boost your mood
Want to feel more positive? Simply walking is enough to improve mood and general sense of wellbeing in normally inactive...
How walking helps keep your brain healthy
Have some hump-day brain haze? Take a walk — it's been shown to increase the supply of blood to the...
Ditch coffee, climb stairs for energy boost
10 minutes of walking up and down stairs is more energising than 50mg of caffeine.
Flexibility in exercise for new mums is best
According to new research, new mums may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after...
Physical exercise improves the chemo side-effects in gastrointestinal cancer
Walking and jogging can help patients with gastrointestinal cancer cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy.
Exercise in the early stage of post menopause for maximum benefits
Post-menopausal women have the same benefits from physical activity as pre-menopausal women.
Men or women – who sweats more?
Sweating is not dependent on gender says new research.
Carbs boost immune system recovery after exercise
Consuming carbs during post recovery after an intense work out prevents undesirable changes in immune function, new study shows.
Boost fitness with stair climbing
Researchers have found that short, intense bursts of stair climbing have major benefits for the heart.
Exercise management guidelines for Type 1 diabetes
A set of guidelines for exercise management to help people with Type 1 diabetes avoid fluctuation in blood sugar level.
Talking on your mobile phone affects your workout and health
New research shows that talking on the mobile phone while exercising will affect intensity and postural balance.
20 minutes of moderate exercise can suppress inflammation
20 minutes of moderate intensity exercise can trigger an anti-inflammatory cellular reaction.
Exercise improves short-term memory and recall
Research shows that exercise can improve short-term memory.
HIIT versus hatha
When it comes to long-term health, does yoga or high-intensity interval training offer more benefits?