fitness

Full-scale ‘intervention’ makes long-term weight loss even more successful

When you’re dedicated to changing how you eat and how you exercise, dropping pounds isn’t actually all that difficult for most people, especially those who are already overweight. The real test comes when you’ve reached your goal weight—or get close …

Even a slightly more intense workout can make you a whole lot healthier

Getting plenty of heart-pounding exercise is one of the keys to living a long and healthy life, but it’s hard to pin down just how much exercise you need to add years to your life. For example: A 2015 study …

Are you a Tanita Athlete?

What makes an athlete? It may be hard to believe but not everyone is the same. Some of us have more muscle, some have higher fitness levels, and some have a faster metabolism. People who exercise at high levels over …

For all the endurance athletes out there…

The Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling Expo 2016 – Early Bird Tickets on Sale now  Following on from the success of the launch event last year, the second Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling (ATEC) Expo, will take place on the …

HGH: the dark side

This is a Follow Up to yesterday’s hugely popular post on HGH. Human growth hormone can heal injuries and make you look much younger and leaner. But there are side effects — plus it’s illegal without a prescription. So is …

HOW PEOPLE WHO ARE NATURALLY THIN EAT, DRINK, AND EXERCISE

81 percent of slim men and women indulge in alcohol and there’s not a gimmicky diet in sight

Ask Men’s Fitness: Is Running Bad for Bulking Up?

Not exactly, says powerlifter Mike Israetel, professor of exercise science at the University of Central Missouri. It works like this: Muscles grow best when you give them lots of sets of heavy weights, then let them recover between workouts. “Anything that …

#dadbod is bulls*&t

Yeah, we thought so… It’s whipped social media into a lather, yet a University of Queensland body-image expert is warning the ‘Dad bod’ craze is probably a load of baloney.The hashtag #dadbod has been trending solidly for weeks, drawing attention to a …

Eating For Exercise: The 5 Worst Ways to Fuel Up Pre-Workout

What do you eat before your workout? The wrong foods can wreak havoc on your body—and sabotage your exercise routine.  by John A. Phillips   All psyched up for that killer session in the gym? Having explosive energy is key, …

10 Ways To Be Smarter Instantly

Striving to boost your 1-rep max is great, but sharpening your mind is something that deserves as much, if not more, of your attention.

Starter’s Guide

Our five-point plan will boost your energy and help you get the most out of your morning workout.

Run Through Roadblocks

Don’t let aches, pains or excuses stop you lacing up. Read these head-to-toe tips.