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Fitness

The surprising health and fitness benefits of golf

If you're not a fan of the gym, a golf club membership could be a great alternative to benefit mind and body.

Wellbeing

The dos and don'ts of lifting weights if you're older

Lifting weights comes with massive benefits, but there are some things you should avoid. Here are five things to know if you're looking to start weightlifting.

Fitness

Study finds this exercise can add years to our lives

A Norwegian study concludes that high intensity interval training provides bigger health benefits for older people than recommended exercise standards.

Mental Health

Boost your mental and physical health in 2021

Swimmers tell researchers their daily dip boosts their mental health. We explain the benefits.

Wellbeing

Social connection boosts fitness app use

Research from Flinders University in South Australia has found that using fitness apps can increase physical activity engagement.

Fitness

WHO guidelines reveal exactly how much exercise older adults need

All adults over the age of 65 should be aiming for 150–300 minutes of exercise per week, according to the recently released guidelines from the World Health Organization.

Weight Loss

Is your metabolism actually the reason you struggle to lose weight?

The metabolism has a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss, but is it the enemy we make it out to be? Liz Connor asks some experts to explain.

Fitness

Why I will be continuing with a daily stretching routine

Daily stretching turned out to be the mental release Prudence Wade didn’t know she needed.

Fitness

Seven ways exercise is good for your immune system

Need an extra dose of motivation to work out? Lisa Salmon finds out how exercise can benefit the immune system.

Fitness

Simple but essential exercises for older people

Think getting older should mean putting your feet up? Here's why keeping active is vital for good health in older age.

Activities

Beyond the Green with Barrie Lester and Apia

Lawn bowls, one of Australia’s biggest participation sports, promotes an active, healthy life and encourages movement. And these tips from world champ Barrie Lester will make you a better bowler or inspire you to get set and go bowling!

Fitness

Aerobic exercise can improve memory in older age

Want to boost your mental performance, keep your brain active and reduce your risk of dementia? Cardio could be the answer.

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