Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: exercise
Long-distance running won’t make you immortally youthful, but you will feel better

Long-distance running won’t make you immortally youthful, but you will feel better

Running is great. Try it. But also know that this exertion will not lead you to a paradise full of ancients. And know that your face is going to wither regardless.

Crossfit craze: worthy exercise, or cult?

Crossfit craze: worthy exercise, or cult?

Can an exercise likened to a cult and linked to very serious health risks still be beneficial? Freelance writer Sally Whyte donned the lycra to find out.

Join a laughing group

Join a laughing group

There's not a lot to laugh about at the moment. So it might be a good time to force yourself to do just that. A cynical Grace Jennings-Edquist set off to a local laughing group and found just what she needed.

Exercise, religiously

Exercise, religiously

There's something very Catholic church about the gym. If you don't fancy yourself the exercising type have no fear, says Alexandra Patrikios -- just have a little faith.

From Chav fighting to poolates: five new UK gym trends

From Chav fighting to poolates: five new UK gym trends

Only in Britain? Five new UK gym trends, including Chav fighting, poolates, and stand-up paddle surfing.

Letter from… Kuala Lumpur

Letter from… Kuala Lumpur

Why would a country like Malaysia, full of diverse cultures and religions, try to ban yoga? asks Arran Wrattan.

Is Rudd’s margin too fat to worry about promoting exercise?

Is Rudd’s margin too fat to worry about promoting exercise?

At a time when 47% of Australians are so inactive that they are at excessive risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, radical legislation that has directly led to a substantial drop in physical activity should be seen as a disaster, writes Dr John Orchard.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Why has nobody commented on the controversial purchase of the Government VIP aircraft from Boeing when all advisers recommended Airbus? What role did Mr Peacock (former Minister, US ambassador then local Boeing chief) play in the final selection? Sources in the US Navy say that a number of their Super Hornet aircraft were “shot down” […]