Why So Many People Regain Weight After Dieting

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just...

Exercise, Even In Small Doses, Offers Tremendous Benefits For Senior Citizens

New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and
Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weightvideo

Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weight

Regular exercise and a proper diet are the most important part of physical fitness. But is one more important than the other? Watch this video to find out.
Crossfit Fails Extreme Exercise Gone Terribly Wrongvideo

Crossfit Fails: Extreme Exercise Gone Terribly Wrong

Crossfit is a popular form of exercise that boasts extreme fitness and weight loss opportunities without all the boring stuff like, you know, using correct form or attempting to work out safely. Watch this video...

Monday’s medical myth: run barefoot to prevent injuries

The human species is one of the most efficient terrestrial animals. We adapted to run on dry riverbeds and grasslands, but development of modern society has strained the evolutionary process.

Health Check: high-intensity micro workouts vs traditional regimes

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

If you’re going to drink, make it part of your Mediterranean diet

The British government’s new guidelines advise reducing alcohol consumption to 14 units a week for both men and women and bluntly state that, for some cancers of the mouth, throat and breast, “risk increases with any amount you drink”.

Science behind the Sirtfood diet

Is there really any science behind the Sirtfood diet?

Few things are so deeply infected by fads, frauds and quackery as nutrition. As such, it is through a lens of healthy scepticism that we should view any new diet.

We can avoid weight creep – here’s how

Many of us enter a new year reflecting on where we have been and our plans for the future. For some, this will mean acknowledging that a couple more kilos have crept on over the past year.

Eating Well Is More Than Just What You Eat

As the new year rolls on and people consider the resolutions they have already broken, we’re being flooded with advice on what to eat.