Workout

The best music to workout to

Rachel Clun Want to maximise your workout potential? According to a recent study, you should listen to the right music.

A workout for your mind

I've beaten yesterday's time!

Paula Goodyer Why exercise is a smart move for your mind, not just your body.

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Effective exercise

The seven-minute workout: does it really work?

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Sarah Berry A growing body of research shows that a snappy seven-minute workout can have similar, if not better, benefits than extended exercise sessions.

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New year, new you

The inner body workout

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Michaela Fox Almost everyone starts a new year with plans to exercise more - getting fit is a perennial resolution. But it's not just squats and sweat that deliver results.

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The best workout buddy: your dog

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Paula Goodyer When it comes to getting fitter, a dog can be your best friend

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Skip these workout blunders

Get more bang for your buck by working multiple muscles.

Paula Goodyer Get more out of your precious exercise time by avoiding the common pitfalls that can make your efforts less effective.

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Sun run

The nature workout

Outside run: time to get off the treadmill.

Paula Goodyer There are good reasons why kids and grown ups should run around outdoors

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Retro craze

'Prancercising': a workout for show ponies

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Jenna Clarke A fitness program from 1989 and inspired by horses has become an internet sensation - in 2013.

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A pill that promises the benefits of a workout, minus the effort

Scientists may be able to replicate tje effects of exercise with a pill.

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Gretchen Reynolds Drug has the same effect as exercising.

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A smarter weight loss workout

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Paula Goodyer When weight loss is frustratingly slow, a faster workout can help.

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New Aussie invention

Want to ditch your junk food habit? There’s an app for that

Mental exercise: A new app could help you train your brain to make better food decisions.

Rachel Clun Exercising self-control can be hard, especially when it comes resisting your favourite guilty pleasures.

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How to have a healthier working day

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Paula Goodyer Not long ago Washington Post fitness columnist Vicky Hallett floated the idea of Workout Wear Friday – a call to action to allow workers to wear exercise clothes to the office one day a week.

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Surprising tips for running a race

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Sarah Berry You can get good gains from doing nothing, you may be better off steering clear of gel packs and blisters can be a very bad sign; the tips for making it through a big race are rather surprising.

Fitness truths

Fat-loss myths debunked

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Jean-Claude Vacassin Forget endless cardio sessions; if you want to burn fat it's just as much about the food you eat and the weights you lift.

Go Janice

Bodybuilding grandmother busts stereotypes

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...

Can you reset your metabolism?

Take control of your metabolism.

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.

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Five reasons your training may be failing

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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.

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Working out the right way to eat and exercise

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Susie Burrell If you exercise regularly, you will know the feeling of intense hunger that can accompany regular high-intensity workouts – that need to eat something immediately if not sooner and usually...

How I lost the scales and found a better body

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Abby Ellin The scale and I have reached an uneasy truce. That is: I leave it alone, and it affords me the same courtesy. I rarely step on it, and we're both better off.

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Surprise research

Sweat your way to more youthful skin

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Gretchen Reynolds Exercise not only appears to keep skin younger, it may also even reverse skin ageing in people who start exercising late in life, according to surprising new research.