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NEWSMen are strong, but women last longer

August 31st 2017 in Environment, Fitness

Men may be stronger, but women have vastly superior abilities of endurance, new research has discovered.

NEWSJust a little activity can prevent heart disease

November 9th 2016 in Fitness

It doesn’t take a lot. Just a little physical activity—even if it’s 20 per cent below the aver...

NEWSCouch potatoes are smarter? Discuss…

August 22nd 2016 in Fitness

If you’re a couch potato, you now have the perfect excuse: it’s because you’re smarter. People...

NEWSAerobic exercise helps schizophrenia patients function better

August 15th 2016 in Drugs

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that is usually controlled with powerful drugs—but it c...

NEWSIntense 20-second work-outs have same health benefits as long sessions

May 4th 2016 in Heart Health

Think exercise and an image of slogging it out in a sweaty gym for ages perhaps comes to mind. Well,...

NEWSStatin drugs block any positive effects of exercise

July 17th 2013 in Drugs, Fitness

If you're overweight and over 50, your doctor is likely to hand out a statin drug to lower your chol...

NEWSWhat's the best exercise-aerobic or resistance training?

January 7th 2013 in Fitness

It's a New Year, and all the media is awash with fitness regimes

NEWSGetting old doesn't mean getting sick

December 8th 2010 in Fitness

It's one of the greatest medical myths - that getting old is the cause of a range of illnesses, from...

NEWSYou can catch MRSA in fitness centres and schools, too

November 25th 2009 in Diseases, Fitness

You don't catch the lethal superbug MRSA only in hospitals

NEWSSwimming helps children with asthma

August 26th 2009 in Fitness

Swimming can help children with asthma to improve their symptoms, a new study has discovered


FEATURERebuild your immune system at any age

December 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 9) in Diseases, Fitness

The body’s first line of defence is the immune system, which wears out as we age. Noted integrated...

FEATUREA fine balance – Exercise to regain your balance

August 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 5) in Fitness

The greatest cause of hip fractures and other injuries as you age is loss of the ability to balance....

FEATUREPowering up the middle

June 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 3)

In this second part of our series on NeuroMovements, Anat Baniel shows you how to wake up a lazy pelvis

FEATUREEasing into fitness

May 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 2) in Environment, Fitness

If you want to improve your fitness, you need to use your brain, not just your body, says movement expert Anat Baniel

FEATUREPreventing cataracts

January 2015 (Vol. 25 Issue 10) in Drugs, Fitness

QI'm a 60-year-old woman, and I've just been told by my doctor that I have the beginnings of a catar...


February 2013 (Vol. 23 Issue 11) in Diabetes, Fitness

Great news for everyone who cringes even at the mention of the word 'exercise', especially if it's s...

FEATURESing for your health

July 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 4) in Fitness, Respiratory

There's good news for those of us who love to sing

FEATUREFibromyalgia: mind and body techniques that help

April 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 1) in Drugs, Fitness

If you're suffering from fibromyalgia, exercise is probably the last thing you feel like doing

FEATUREOxygen-based therapy for diabetes

December 2010 (Vol. 21 Issue 9) in Diabetes, Fitness, Special Reports

Intermittent hypoxia therapy (IHT), or 'Mountain Air Training', boosts vitality and fitness by regulating oxygen (O2) intake

FEATUREMaking exercise work for you

December 2010 (Vol. 21 Issue 9) in Fitness, Special Reports

Ask anyone you meet in the street or at work if they believe that exercise is good for them, and you...

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