With Aussie temperatures regularly hitting the high 30s this summer, you'd have to be barmy to run while the sun is up. Unfortunately, once the air has cooled down enough to run you're basically in pitch-black darkness. So how do you run outdoors safely?
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If you're lucky enough to go to a gym with a sauna, you'll probably see people relaxing in it after their workout. But the heat won't do anything to prevent sore muscles or help you recover. Instead, the best time to use the sauna is before your workout.
Death rates from cancer are down by 27 per cent over the last 25 years, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Smoking is a big part of that (lung cancer deaths are way down), and treatments have gotten better over the decades.
Joining us for the jump rope fitness challenge? You might be wondering what exactly you can do with your rope, besides just jumping over it and counting how far you can get before you get tangled up. That’s a start!
Crap. Summer holidays are just around the corner. That means we've got barely a month to make our bodies look vaguely presentable in a swimsuit. One solution is to blow a small fortune on a personal trainer. Alternatively, here are 50 ways to fast track your health that won't cost you anything (and will make you a happier person in the process).
Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the dreaded 'Dadbod' is a key concern. But then so is building and maintaining enough muscle so that I can keep up with the young bucks on the soccer field or in the gym.
One of the main keys to success is your diet. You need a meal plan that's high in healthy carbs, fats and proteins. More importantly, it needs to be easy to prepare and affordable - so you'll actually stick to it.
I've never been a fan of New Years' resolutions. Many are made in the throes of revelry during parties, are responses to dares or simply statements of aspirations with no real plan for achieving them.
But this year, I decided to take a crack at setting a couple of specific goals for 2019. I had a birthday over the holiday period and that was also an opportunity to think seriously about where my life is heading. This is what I'm planning for 2019 and how I'm going to track and achieve my goals.
One of my favourite parts of the holiday period is getting out on the trail. Getting out from behind the laptop and into my trusty hiking boots is the perfect way to unwind.
But as relaxing as nature is, it's imperative to always have safety at the forefront of your mind - especially when you're also dealing with the summer heat.
Whether you're new to the trial or a seasoned hiker, you should always have these in your backpack.
In the new exercise guidelines for Americans, children get their own section. We don’t always think about how much our kids move around, but we probably should. More exercise means better sleep and a better mood, not to mention setting kids up for a healthier adulthood.