Paula Goodyer Why does a walk in a rainforest or a run on the beach give us a greater sense of wellbeing than plodding on a treadmill at the gym? Is it because a changing views of trees and beachscape is prettier...
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer When it comes to getting physical, some women would rather not work out with men.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer Outdoor gyms have no walls - and no fees either.
Siobhan Moylan Motivating or a hindrance? Either way, noise levels at the gym may be doing more harm than good.
Kelly Burke EMPLOYEES who walk 10,000 steps a day and work out in the gym three times a week can give their employer an extra $2500 worth of productivity a year, an Australian clinical trial has found.
Strong at every age
Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.
Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind
Tips and tricks
Susie Burrell We hear it time and time again, the more exercise you do, the better it is for your metabolism, your body and your mind.
Susie Burrell Having a self-assessed "slow metabolism" is frequently cited as the reason some of us find it hard to lose weight, tone up or change the shape of our body.
New year, new you - but how hard is it to embark on a radical health regimen? Three people put their bodies on the line.
Sarah Berry Why one woman is making it her mission to travel the distance to the moon and back in one year in honour of her mother.
Cassy Small As you contemplate missing your morning workout, spare a thought for 71-year-old bodybuilder Janice Lorraine, who by the time you've finished your Weet-Bix is most likely midway through a three-hour...
Workout for free
Emily Marquart Fitness gurus are taking to YouTube and posting their workouts, which means it's easier than ever to squeeze in exercise when you're crunched for time.
Laura Hambleton It's a mystery: When we twist our ankle playing tennis, it can take weeks to heal, but when a pro athlete does it, he often misses barely a beat.
Too good to be true?
Kristy O'Kane Our personal favourite: the Hollywood Cookie Diet.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Paula Goodyer If you don't know who Tracy Anderson is, then you really should read more gossip magazines. Anderson is the personal trainer to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian and her training...
Gwyneth's trainer says ...
Paula Goodyer Women shouldn't train with weights of more than 3lbs says Gwyneth Paltrow's personal trainer. Really?
Susie Burrell If you consider that an extra mince pie a day will leave you with an extra kilogram over a period of just four weeks, it is not difficult to see how the Christmas cheer can really pile on the kilos...
Sarah Berry This year it's all been about the twerk. At least it has been according to the most searched exercise terms on Google.