Fitness

15 FEBRUARY 2016

Diet or Exercise: Which Is Best for Weight Loss?

The fact is, to look and feel in great shape, you need to get both right.

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12 FEBRUARY 2016

Making a break for fitness

We all know regular exercise is important, but finding time to do it isn’t always easy, especially if you have a long commute, work irregular shift patterns or have children, or other dependants, to look after.

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8 FEBRUARY 2016

The Case For Lifting Heavy

For all of the cardio you’ve logged, all of the creative twists on bodyweight training you’ve tried, all of the yoga, plyometrics and circuit workouts, there’s a staple that might not have always been en vogue, but has never, ever failed to deliver.

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8 FEBRUARY 2016

Are Exercise Injuries More Common In The Cold?

Cold weather certainly can increase your risk of straining or tearing something. That’s because the lower temps cause our muscles to tighten a little bit more.

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29 JANUARY 2016

Picking Up The Pace As You Grow Older Boosts Heart Health, Study Finds

Researchers believe that — generally speaking — people who have more physical activity are healthier because standing and moving around stimulates the metabolism, whereas sitting slows it down.

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27 JANUARY 2016

How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

Get out and enjoy winter but take steps to protect yourself from common ski- and snowboard-related injuries such as sprains, strains, dislocations and fractures, an orthopedist says.

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22 JANUARY 2016

‘Never too old’ to take up exercise

People who took up exercise in their 60s were also less likely to struggle with day-to-day activities such as washing and dressing.

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21 JANUARY 2016

Why It Should Always Be the Season for Exercise

Grab your favorite activity monitor and get moving: your brain will thank you.

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20 JANUARY 2016

Easy Exercise Moves To Do At Your Desk

Let’s face it: To make rent and keep ourselves afloat in cocktails and skinny jeans, we have to plant our collective butts in seats and desk jockey.

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8 JANUARY 2016

Are You Using These Simple Lifestyle Strategies to Decrease Your Stroke Risk?

Thankfully, up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable. According to researchers,2 lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, body mass index, blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and smoking can have a direct bearing on your individual risk.

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