Whether you want to compete in the ocean equivalent of a fun run or simply avoid the congestion of the public pool, swimming open water may necessitate new skills.
You've booked a holiday but, after working really hard in the gym, are worried about getting out of shape. The good news is holidays don't have to be a time to let your hard-earned fitness slide.
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Ageing often brings with it a reduction in muscle size and strength which can contribute to problems with mobility, balance and falls. Paying close attention to nutrition may help offset some of these changes.
If parents eat a healthy diet, their children are more likely to follow suit.
Scientists have long blamed the phosphorus in soft drinks, particularly colas, for causing a loss of calcium from our bones. Research suggests a simpler explanation - we're consuming fizzy drinks rather than dairy products.
A new "food pyramid" promoting individual and global health has been unveiled by researchers. The Healing Foods Pyramid even includes things that make us feel good ... in small doses.
Children are increasingly likely to be overweight. Children drink lots of soft drinks. Is there a connection? An influential US medical group believes so - and has called for schools to curb sales of the fizzy drinks.
Students are eating half their recommended daily intake of fat in lunches from their school canteens.
Teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are likely to turn to high-fat junk foods to keep their engines running throughout the day.
Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.