Fitness road test
Georgina Safe The concept is somewhat contradictory: combining the stretching and breathing of yoga with booming and sometimes brash hip-hop.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Shelly Horton As if regular yoga and resistance work weren't hard enough. We were the first in the world to try a combination of the two, called Troga.
Charmaine Yabsley It's said that yoga can relieve a range of conditions from depression to low libido.
Tim Young It may be one of the more peculiar national sporting championships, but competitive yoga has arrived.
Sarah Whyte Budding yoga teachers who earn their credentials through increasingly popular online courses are putting students at risk, leading yoga practitioners say.
Sarah Berry Stiff and sore throughout the day? Try toilet yoga!
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.
Nick Galvin When I was young, I owned a much-loved pair of Noddy shoes that had marked on the toe ''Right'' and ''Left''.
Converts to HIIT, the fitness craze for 2014, argue that just two 35-minute sessions a week bring extraordinary benefits. Jim White is put through his paces.
Nisha Lilia Diu As a major study finds meditation can be as effective as antidepressants in relieving anxiety, Nisha Lilia Diu takes part in a mindfulness class.
New year, new you
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.
Shelly Horton Sneak a look at the apps on Miranda Kerr’s iphone and you can see why she’s a supermodel.
Sarah Berry We power through our yoga, party at an equally accelerated pace and then furiously go on a fast. We want to have our activated almond nut mylk liquid cake and chew it at least 20 times.
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.
In trouble again
Luke Malone The workout attire of choice for women of a certain means, the revered yoga pant from Lululemon Athletica is also only for individuals of a certain size, according to the company's founder.
Sarah Berry Something strange happened towards the end of the second week. After each session, the trainer would ask whether I'd enjoyed it. "Enjoyed?" I'd ask, confused.
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.
Dreaming wistfully of a good night’s rest? You’re not alone: insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. Hannah Betts delves into those dark hours when sleep slips out of reach.
Fitness trainer Adele Rancan likes to quip that exercising with a ballet barre is like horizontal pole dancing. She's only kidding.