Workout

New year, new you

The inner body workout

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.

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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The best music to workout to

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

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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Chew on this

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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Jesinta Campbell's top 10 tips for Canberra Times fun run

Happy selfie: Enjoy it! It's called a fun run for a reason.

Jesinta Campbell reveals her training tips for The Canberra Times Fun Run on September 7.

Get ready for summer

Weird and wonderful health hacks

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Livia Gamble Winter is just about over and as hard as we tried, some of us became victims of the cold. We exercised less and stayed in bed more.

High-intensity fitness

What is the appeal of 'extreme exercise'?

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Sarah Berry Overheating, vomiting, enduring electric shocks, dehydration, bruises, cuts, kidney-failure and cardiac damage are just some of the potential risks of such high-intensity forms of fitness.

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Sexercise

Sexercise: an exciting alternative to the gym

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Matty Silver Sex should be considered a significant exercise for burning calories – that’s the happy conclusion reached in a study.

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Dame Helen Mirren's 12 minute exercise plan

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Olivia Parker Helen Mirren swears by a 12-minute fitness plan, but will it work for everyone

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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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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.

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.

Surprising tips for running a race

Running.

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

Weight

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.