Special Populations and Exercise: A New Era In Fitness
Everyone knows they should exercise - but how much is enough to provide any benefit? The good news, according to a new study from Yale University, is that a little can go a long way,
I am one of the thousands of casualties of the gym. There was never a point where I felt the moment of injury - just a sudden realisation last February, while walking our dog Ollie on the common, that I was no longer able to walk without limping. An...
Are there effective remedies for bursitis/tendonitis? I began losing use of my shoulder joints over two years ago. A little while later I developed an aching sensation on the inside of my elbow j ...
After the season of cheer and beer,
Comes champagne and the New Year.
You’re sailing high, you’re feeling bold.
A fortnight later, you feel queer,
Somehow lose your immune veneer.
You start to sneeze, you’re suddenly old,
Your year begins with a bl
For 20 years, I have had angina as a side-effect of thyroxine (a hormone therapy for an underactive thyroid). Do you know of any way to counteract or prevent this pain? - Shirley Kingsley, via e-mail
The common view is that regular, intense workouts are the only path to fitness. In this special report, WDDTY explodes the greatest myths about exercise and puts forward the evidence for how best to exercise safely.
To lose weight and cleanse my liver, I put myself on a diet of salads and cooked vegetables, little protein and hardly any fat. I drink copious amounts of water, and no tea or coffee. I’ve also started an exercise regime.
A new study has confirmed that vigorous exercise can improve heart function in patients with atherosclerosis. ...