Don't think walking counts as proper exercise? That's a terrible mistake
âItâs a superpowerâ: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier
Neuroscientist Shane OâMara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing else. He explains why ...
Thinking of @TeamMashB2N pedalling through the last leg of their cycle ride to Bristol – in a record-breaking heatwave no less! #goteammash #hottestdayoftheyear
Today, our colleague Paul and @TeamMashB2N kicked off their four-day, 342-mile charity cycle from Newcastle to Bristol for The Transplant Association. Good luck on the ride ahead!
Dubbed a modern epidemic, allergies affect nearly a quarter of people in Europe (and by 2025, 50% may have them)
What's behind the allergy time bomb?
Every class in every school used to have an ‘allergy kid’, and in the Seventies and Eighties, that was me.
Try talking to yourself in the second person - "You can do this!" - rather than the first (I can do this!)
How to Talk Yourself Into Better Endurance
A new study looks at the effect of subtle wording changes on the performance-boosting power of motivational self-talk.
Listening to music changes how we experience exercise, nudging us to feel less tired and more motivated
Real world conditions, real life benefits. Exercise offered as supportive care for breast cancer patients mitigated treatment-related deterioration in aerobic fitness and QoL, body weight was stable and muscular strength was improved
Smiles all around the office today as our lovely Sofia’s skincare brand @sofialatifoils was named a MyGreenPod Hero in The Guardian! Check her out at https://t.co/ZAUSqdI5V2
Could encouraging the population to engage in brisk walking add years to lives?
Faster walkers live longer | Spectator Health
People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researche...
"Technology has the potential to deliver better healthcare, but it is vitally important that those benefits are available to all"
Call for poor and disabled to be given NHS fitness trackers
Vulnerable groups âcould be left behind by technology revolution in medicineâ, widening health inequality
Plant conservation doesn't only matter for environmental health, it also matters for human health via @BBC_Future
Why 'plant blindness' matters — and what you can do about it
A phenomenon called "plant blindness" means we tend to underappreciate the flora around us. That can have disastrous consequences not only f...
For cognitive health, exercise should engage your brain as well as your body
A new study suggests that there’s much more to consider than simple aerobic challenges
“It’s good to think when you walk, but it’s even better not to - that’s when you find answers to questions you didn’t even know you had”
One step ahead: how walking opens new horizons
Whether itâs to the North Pole or across LA, walking is the fastest way to make more time for life
It's not too late! Even if you haven't exercised throughout your adult life, substantial health benefits can still be gained by becoming physically active later in adulthood
Adult Life Course Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Mortality
This cohort study analyzes questionnaire data from the National Institutes of Health–AARP (formerly American Association of Retired Persons) Diet an...