Fitness

CDC Report: Hand Sanitizer Causes Comas, Apnea, Acidosis from Improper Use

In a recent report by the CDC the organization identifies serious consequences of hand sanitizer exposure including apnea, acidosis, and comas in young children...

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.

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.

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
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.

Measuring up: this year, aim for fitness over fat loss for long-term success

Getting fit and losing weight are consistently among the top New Year’s resolutions, and January is the boom period for the billion-dollar gym industry.

Fitness versus fatness: which matters more?

There is a longstanding debate in the research community about the importance of fitness versus fatness in health. Are exercise and improving fitness more important than eating well and maintaining a healthy weight?

Health Check: five reasons to put the kettle on and have a cup of...

Growing up, tea drinking was reserved for my grandmother’s visits. Making it followed a strict and fascinating ritual. Take scalding hot water.

Diet vs. Exercise: How You Really Lose Weight

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...

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.