Let's Get Physical
EFFIE MANN Fitness at any size.
Getting up and at ‘em may mean more than just extra hours in your day.
Mind and body
Mike Plunkett The way we think about exercise and fitness may be a major barrier to being fit.
DOM KNIGHT Dom Knight on an admirable but incremental attempt at an athletic New Year's resolution.
This Girl Can
EFFIE MANN Here's something that might stir you to get off the couch after a month of mince pies and rosé – well at least it feels more motivating than Spanx-like yoga pants and Fitbits, anyway.
Rosa Silverman A new study has shown the benefits for unborn babies of their mothers exercising during pregnancy, but women who do so are heavily scrutinised.
SARAH BERRY And how ‘new’ are these fitness trends, really?
John Bingham The Goop detox is great ... if you like being sleepless and starving.
MICHELLE BRIDGES So you want to let yourself go? Do it, but lose the guilt.
Claire Cohen New research suggests that yoga could help cut heart disease and is just as effective as cardio exercise. Yoga refusenik Claire Cohen explains why nothing could tempt her into a sun salutation.
SARAH BERRY A new study has found just one minute of "all-out" exercise can improve your health.
How much to indulge?
You can still party hard in the silly season if you do it right.
Lavanya Ramanathan Egg freezing's popularity is booming, but it's a choice that offers no guarantees.
MICHELLE BRIDGES A workout will fire up your brain as well as your body.
Gym tricks + treats
Evelyn Lewin You're working up a sweat in the gym, so why are you still putting on weight?
Pip Coates Runners are constantly trying to find the perfect fuel that doesn't cramp their performance.
Michael Jarosky Fancy a spot of prancercise? How about gojjing or oil pulling?
Gretchen Reynolds The good news is that unlike your actual age, your fitness age can decrease.
Strong v skinny
Anna Medaris Miller Research suggests that "strong is the new skinny" is only half the truth.
Victoria Lambert Victoria Lambert welcomes a trend that encourages us to exercise only in moderation.
Raewyn Ng Everything you need to know about cardio workouts.
Melissa Healy Breaking a sweat can feel like a lifeline when stress threatens to engulf us - so how does it actually work?
Stephanie Ayre We're accustomed to think any exercise is good exercise, but what if we're working out all wrong?
Natalie Carter Sick of push ups? We have a few ideas.
Raewyn Ng Yes there are aesthetic reasons for getting in shape, but we need to look at the big picture to achieve wellness.
Natalie Carter These tips will have you perking up faster than you can say "Urgh! bikini season".
Mary Macvean Rollers stretch and massage, helping athletic performance, says trainer Ashley Borden.
LIVIA GAMBLE We exercised less and stayed in bed more over winter and now we need some gentle encouragement.
Danielle Douglas There's no need for that pregnant pause - healthy pregnant women should stay active.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Well then, forget creeping around the gym doing some sort of half-hearted warm-up.
Michelle Bridges Michelle Bridges on why you should try Tabata.
Christine Long Check out these great apps to help you easily exercise - and get results - while at work.
Ballet badassery goes viral.
MICHELLE BRIDGES The age of procrastination is over. It's time to exercise.
Hold that pose
MICHELLE BRIDGES With its extraordinary health benefits, yoga is a must.
Tom Sanders Everything you need to know about fats. You might just be surprised.
Paula Goodyer We have to get serious about breaking up the long bouts of uninterrupted sitting.
The J-Law workout
Effie Mann Tips from the trainer who got J-Law in peak form for her role as badass Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games.
Try these healthy and nutritious breakfast options from Lorna Jane Clarkson when recharging after your morning gym session.
Linda Moon While cold weather can give you the blues, winter also brings plenty to be positive about, writes Linda Moon.
No Lights No Lycra
MICHELLE BRIDGES The great thing about bustin' some moves is that you can do it in your lounge room if you like – it's still great exercise, and you can shamelessly channel your inner pop star.
How you age
New technology may provide the answer.
MICHELLE BRIDGES Change your routine and commit to new goals and you'll be thanking yourself in eight weeks time.
Michael Jarosky Presenting physical challenges to combat winter blowouts and increase tone, health, and wellness.
MICHELLE BRIDGES You'll look fabulous knowing you are on trend with the likes of Natalie Portman, Kelly Ripa, Teresa Palmer and Madonna.
Paula Goodyer Burnt by highly choreographed, static classes? Things have changed and lasting benefits can be found with simple and fun exercises.
Ben Opipari Don't reach for caffeine or energy drinks to combat your mental fatigue.
Time poor work out
Lizzie Fuhr How to fit exercise into a busy schedule.
Hope Warshaw Reaching for a sweet treat every afternoon? Read on to find out what you should eat earlier in the day to ward off those cravings.
Nina Hendy A trend towards Australians watching online exercise classes has thrown fitness franchises a curve ball.
Paula Goodyer In fact, it may make weight problems worse.
Clifford Fram A new study has found that while high-intensity interval training improves fitness, it is not effective for weight loss.
Susie Burrell Excuses only hold you back from achieving the health and fitness goals you have set for yourself.
Tom Wilkinson Scientists have proved what Hollywood actresses and hippy mothers have long known.
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.