We need to “change the mindset that older adults should remain quiet and spare their energy to stay healthy”
We need better guidelines to deal with age-related muscle loss
Sarcopenia – a condition resulting in diminished strength and physical function that’s often overshadowed by the battle against obesity – ha...
“Physical activity before and during pregnancy is very good for the mother, the child and the process of childbirth”
Scottish GPs to begin prescribing rambling and birdwatching
Shetlanders with chronic and debilitating illnesses could be given ânature prescriptionsâ
"We assume that knowing what ails others can insulate from what ails us" via @Edwin1432
Medicine as mental illness
On night duty, some years ago, I took a call via switchboard. It was the police, searching for my colleague. I said Iâd ring round to help the hu...
"Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no"
Even if we have a natural bias toward inactivity, we humans can consciously choose to move
How you think might help you run faster, farther and more frequently via @runnersworld
Here’s How to Think Like Experienced Runners
Enjoy your runs more and go faster with these tips from an expert on runners’ cognitive strategies
Prestroke physical activity could reduce the severity of stroke (with great potential to benefit individual and public health)
Prestroke physical activity could influence acute stroke severity (part of PAPSIGOT)
Objective To investigate the influence of prestroke physical activity (PA) on acute stroke severity. Methods Data from patients with first stroke wer...
What is Walking the City week â and how can you get involved?
Guardian Cities wants to hear your experiences of urban walking â good and bad. Whatâs your favourite route and why? What delights or frustr...
How comfortably you can speak is a good barometer of exercise intensity
Speaking while exercising? Not if you want to get fitter
Studies by researchers at Queen’s University found that blood lactate measurements, level of exercise intensity and even the ability to speak wh...
"Most anyone anywhere can walk briskly for 30 to 45 minutes a day and achieve loads of health benefits"
Walking Might Be the Best Exercise There Is
Here's the secret to a long life: keep moving.
"I heard about a walking group run by a local mental health charity in my area of North London and decided to try it out. It was actually incredible"
'I was brought back from the brink of suicide' - BBC Three