Not born to run? Here’s how you can step up your style

Tips for runners who want to improve their technique for a smoother, more comfortable run.

Is BMI the best measure of health?

Body mass index is an easy way to measure whether you’re in a healthy weight range, but a growing number of medical experts question its…

Sitting pretty in the workplace

For those of you slaving away at your (non-standing) desks all day, what can you do to develop better sitting habits? Don’t slump now –…

In the name of the father

During Prostate Cancer Awareness month this September all men should be aware of what they can do to prevent the disease.

A first-timer’s guide to the weights room

Here’s why and how you should be working out with weights.

Get loose with these essential office stretches

Researchers have found that sitting for long periods contributes to tens of thousands of deaths every year. But in the short term, it can be…

I’ll sleep when I’m dead

The badge of honour that comes with racking up long hours on very little sleep must become a thing of the past.

The science of recovery

Sick of ice packs and protein shakes after your workout? Check out the science behind three exciting new ways to reduce soreness and speed up…

New research says loneliness is worse than smoking

Guilty of letting friendships slide? An emerging body of research reveals loneliness is a bigger threat to health than smoking or being overweight. 

Sunny side up

Australia’s iconic “slip, slop, slap” TV campaign has engrained in us the importance of shielding our skin from the sun’s harmful rays for more than…