Diet & Fitness
Alyce Vayle Is the way you think keeping you fat?
Jessica Montague A trend overseas is seeing people 'smoking' alcohol to get high with fewer calories. But experts warn it's more dangerous than downing a glass or two. Here's why...
Paula Goodyer Olympic style weightlifting builds strengh, power and confidence and, yes, women can do it
Thea O'Connor Are unhealthy habits robbing men of testosterone?
MICHELLE BRIDGES Preparation for the big run requires a plan, writes Michelle Bridges.
PAULA JOYE She's one of Australia's most famous women but for Sarah Murdoch it's life off camera that has brought the most rewards. She talks about kids, balance and life after 40.
JENNA CLARKE A fitness program from 1989 and inspired by horses has become an internet sensation - in 2013.
Bree Player Many mums admit to comparing themselves with celebrities when it comes to shedding the baby weight. But with the very public bump watch of Kim Kardashian and Kate Middleton, mums are feeling the pressure during their pregnancy too now.
Paula Goodyer Acupuncture shows promise for symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and menopause
The latest invention to prey on the insecurities (and insanity) people have about their weight is a 'miracle patch' which is sewn into the tongue.
Sarah-Jane Collins Former Wallabies captain John Eales needs a little Midnight Oil to help him get through a challenging workout. So he went looking for an app that would combine fitness coaching and music, but he could not find one.
RACHEL WELLS It is 9 o'clock on a Monday night and graphic designer Nick Thorn has just been sensationally disarmed. His wooden cane, knocked clean from his right hand, lies out of reach on the parquetry floor.
Australians are paying nearly 2000 times more for what is "basically tap water" than they would if they went straight to the source, the nation's consumer watchdog says.
Paula Goodyer Acupuncture has a mysterious but positive influence on a range of fertility problems.
A vegetarian diet may help people, particularly men, live longer than those who regularly eat meat, according to a study of more than 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists.
Amy Gray Now that the weather is cooler and we’re all giving our tracksuits a very frisky eye, our senses long for warmth and indulgent luxury. The chance to skive off from chores, snuggle into bed and enjoy one of the greatest treats of all: the nap.
Paula Goodyer There are good reasons why kids and grown ups should run around outdoors
Siobhan Moylan Anxiety and asthma sufferers can benefit from this most natural of physical processes.
Did you know something as pleasant as a short walk on a sunny afternoon can provide a boost?
Jessica Montague For people bored of plodding round the park, a certain Scandinavian stroll can provide more adventure (and a better workout too).
BRIDIE SMITH It's grim news for coffee addicts who like to keep themselves in shape. Scientists from Western Australia have found that drinking too much of the popular brew can slow the metabolism and lead to weight gain.
Renae Leith-Manos For the most part, exercise is an elixir for health, but you have to know your limits.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Comparing labels eats up shopping time - here's how to make fast work of choosing cereal and yoghurt.
Julia Medew, Mark Hawthorne Australian food manufacturers and suppliers are pushing to increase the amount of gluten allowed in so-called ''gluten-free'' foods which thousands of people with digestive problems rely on.
It hurts and it affects almost every task you do, but effective treatment is here.
Neroli Colvin Hyperbaric therapy isn't just for treating decompression sickness in divers.
Cassy Small Australia is up there with the world's fattest countries. What are the thinner, healthier countries doing right?
Lara O'Toole The office chair has taken a back seat in Steve Morley's office as he brings new meaning to multi-tasking.