Ground-breaking new research makes it clear we should look beyond the immediate calorie burn of a workout, focusing instead on crucial longer-term benefits for body composition and metabolism.
Criticized early on for breaking with orthodox exercise theory, the workout that became BODYATTACK® went on to prove its creators right and help revolutionize the world of group fitness.
The link between physical activity and psychological health is clear but also misunderstood. We ask health psychology researcher Amanda Rebar about how exercise really affects stress and anxiety.
Low-carb beer? Low-sugar wine? A drink a day keeps the doctor away? When it comes to alcohol there is no shortage of advice – so it pays to know the facts.
The calorie burn calculated as you work out isn’t the only calorie burn that counts – and what you do in between your structured workouts can have more impact on your health than you realize.
Lack of sleep – the amount and the quality of it – has been linked to a variety of serious health problems. But there are steps you can take to maximise those ZZZs.
Is that overseas holiday or work conference really necessary? According to sustainability expert Andrew Glover, long-haul plane trips are a key contributor to climate change that we need to address.
Working out and working up a sweat go hand-in-hand. But perspiration is about much more than keeping cool. According to Dr Vybarr Cregan-Reid it also sets humans apart from other animals, and has helped us climb to the top of the evolutionary ladder.
Light pollution is damaging our health, our sense of wonder, and our environment. But there are plenty of things we can do to reduce the waste of energy and harmful effects of over-lighting the planet.
Training but not getting the gains? Dr. Nigel Harris explains his recent study on how hormones and changing your workout routines can affect your calorie burn.