Exercise as medicine
Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, science is finding more reasons to change your mind.
Gabriella Boston And crunches aren't the answer, despite popular opinion.
SARAH BERRY Getting caught up in a numbers game extracts any joy from eating and can be detrimental to our health.
Paula Goodyer The Meat Free Week campaign starts Monday to raise awareness of the impact of our high meat consumption on animal welfare, as well as on human health and the environment.
Alexa Towersey We all have our own trouble spots, but personal trainer Alexa Towersey has some tricks to help us fix them.
Brian Palmer The evidence is shaky, and the methodology questionable, but we just can’t get enough.
Susie Burrell Here are some of the most common exercise mistakes women make, and the easy ways to fix them.
Sarah Rainey Emotional resilience is finding favour with everyone from anxious adolescent to stressed executive.
Susie Burrell Steps you can take to give your metabolic rate a serious boost.
1200 calorie myth
Sophia Herbst Who decided on this magic number?
Belinda Wallis An Australian study has found that women start to think more kindly about their appearance as they age.
Seth Stevenson What are these fancy devices, and why would you want one?
Alexa Towersey Personal trainer Alexa Towersey helps pinpoint where you could be going wrong.
Margaret Rose AM Survivor Margaret Rose reflects on the key to fighting the 'silent killer'.
Susie Burrell At times we all need to do it, pick up something for dinner on the way home after a long day. So, what are best options when you are tired, hungry but still wanting to try and eat as healthily as you can?
Susie Burrell Ravenous between meals? This is what you should be snacking on.
Alexa Towersey Personal trainer Alexa Towersey shares her tips for the perfect full-body workout when you're strapped for time.
Leah McLennan Join the growing - yet thinning - number of cavemen and women among us.
Isabel Foxen Duke For the medium-sized woman, for whom the words "Big Beautiful Woman" just don't feel right, but who also feel the repercussions of not being a size 2, 4 or 0.
Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?
Linda McSweeny You only need minutes, not hours, of exercise to burn fat, claims new research. But is it too good to be true?
Katy Waldman A new study has uncovered a trove of captivating facts about nightmares.
Emily Marquart Fitness gurus are taking to YouTube and posting their workouts, which means it's easier than ever to squeeze in exercise when you're crunched for time.
Isabel Foxen Duke "We as human citizens are all responsible for protecting the rights of our fellow people."
Dr Max Pemberton Why we tend to forget everything we know about biology, physiology and nutrition at the start of the year.
Taryn Brumfitt One woman's journey from body hatred to body-image activist.
STEVE DOW She talks to Steve Dow on the eve of her push into the US.
Are we over kale?
Leah McLennan Since the major supermarkets started to stock kale its popularity has boomed.
GEORGINA SAFE We road-test the somewhat contradictory new exercise trend.
Rachel Clun Want to maximise your workout potential? According to a recent study, you should listen to the right music.
Emily Oster Exercise is a costly game. Plus, some people really hate doing it.
ANNIE STEVENS A surprise to nobody, a new study finds that women are more intimidated in the gym than men.
Linda McSweeny Chocolate can have good and bad effects on your health.
Nanci Hellmich Here's the motivation you've been waiting for.
LUCY CARROLL Forget your waistline - over-indulging at Christmas could take its toll on your brain cells, too.
How old are you really?
Kate Marie and Professor Merlin Christopher Thomas Assessing your biological age.
Christie Aschwanden Yet another reason to haul yourself off the couch.
Clifford Fram From Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy to world-leading research, we reflect on the year that was.
CATHERINE RODIE How the 'fun-factor' is motivating the exercise-challenged among us.
MICHELLE BRIDGES You can't always rely on feeling motivated when it comes to working out and eating well, but setting goals will help.
Lydia Hales Research suggests stomachs do more than merely digest food.
Jessica Grose We barely ever mention how male behavior can affect sperm quality.
Melissa Davey "I don’t go outside, I’m an ugly duckling. What’s the point of living?"
Maybe Tracy Anderson doesn't have all the answers.
Anea Bogue Breaking the long-standing and deeply-rooted taboo around the subject of menstruation.
Weight loss fakers
KASEY EDWARDS The truth behind those weight loss 'transformations' is simpler than you might think.
Fitness Gift guide
Our favourite gift ideas for healthy, active women.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Jogging is about exercise for health and relaxation, and doesn't have to be an injury-inducing spew fest.
Kendall Powell New research focuses on finding ways to tame nausea.
Linda McSweeny The evidence keeps mounting - even if you jog, swim or go to the gym, sitting for long periods can kill you, writes Linda McSweeny.
MEX COOPER Gender does not influence what people worry about as much as other characteristics, a new survey has found.
EFFIE MANN The iconic scene from When Harry Met Sally - times twenty.
Paul Offit Alternative remedies have been part of scientific medicine for centuries, but which ones should we be taking?
Jill U. Adams Just because a shoe is called comfortable doesn't mean it’s good for your foot.
Looking for a new running route? Here are our favourites.
EFFIE MANN Brave. Harrowing. Hilarious.
EFFIE MANN Woman prepares for a double mastectomy with a Beyonce flash mob
William J. Broad Yoga teachers too often encourage students to “push through the pain.”