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Taking the stairs VS riding the elevator

Following the fitness revolution, our society are increasingly fit and healthy – but the question is: how many of you would opt to walk the stairs to the top of the world’s tallest buildings instead of riding the lift?

Alzheimer's drug to make dental fillings history

Alzheimer's drug to make dental fillings history

MRC-funded scientists at King’s College London have discovered that a drug previously trialled in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease could transform the way we treat tooth cavities, making man-made fillings a thing of the past.

How to destress after a manic Christmas

How to destress after a manic Christmas

This time of year can get unbearably hectic. Everything from Christmas shopping to seeing family seems like a massive uphill struggle.

Getting fat, losing hair and looking trim are the biggest health worries for men

Getting fat, losing hair and looking trim are the biggest health worries for men

Men spend one year and five months of their lives worrying about how they look, according to new research.

Garmin introduces the new fenix 5 series

Garmin introduces the new fenix 5 series

Garmin have announced fenix 5, 5S and fenix 5X, adding three watches designed with athletes and adventurers of all sizes in mind to its popular line of multisport GPS wearables.

Use tracking software to enhance your workouts

Use tracking software to enhance your workouts

There is no denying the benefits of working out with a professional personal trainer who can tell you exactly what to do, and when to do it.

How to support those with alcohol problems

How to support those with alcohol problems

Reaching out to somebody struggling with an alcohol problem can be challenging. It’s an all-too-common occurrence that friends and family turn a blind eye when their loved ones are battling with an addiction, but such problems don’t just go away over time.

Does exercise really help children to learn?

Rates of childhood obesity have more than doubled in the last 30 years, and we all know that it’s dangerous for children to eat an unhealthy diet and not perform enough exercise.

Dealing with heavy goods on a day-to-day basis

Dealing with heavy goods on a day-to-day basis can be tricky if you don’t know how to manoeuvre or handle them properly.

The average brit is stressed for 5-and-a-half years of their life

The average brit is stressed for 5-and-a-half years of their life

The average adult feels stressed for five-and-a-half years of their life, a study has found.

An app a day keeps the doctor away

An app a day keeps the doctor away

Health professionals have long been a trusted source of advice, but now it seems that young Brits are looking online for reliable information about healthy living.

NHS launches training course on how to better speak with and listen to patients

NHS launches training course on how to better speak with and listen to patients

Visiting the doctor’s office for preventative or urgent medical needs is rarely a pleasant experience. For most patients, a constant struggle exists between the need to be treated and the desire to be truly heard.

Go harder, faster and stronger with Sony Extra Bass bluetooth in-ear headphones

Go harder, faster and stronger with Sony Extra Bass bluetooth in-ear headphones

Three new Sony wireless headphones give you the perfect soundtrack to your workout and active lifestyle.

Brits prepare for the unhealthiest season of the year

Ahead of the clocks going back at the end of the month, new research reveals the extent to which many plan to hibernate through the autumn and early winter months, making it the unhealthiest time of year.

Winter Training: Staying fit without leaving the house

As the colder weather falls in, fitness can quickly go out the window. Most people spend the first part of winter tucked up in their homes sipping hot chocolate, or nestled in the pub enjoying some festive beers.