DNews goes to the mat for science to find out what the research says about a practice with ancient roots and millions of modern adherents.
From hardcore athletes to ordinary, achy citizens, a therapeutic massage has long been touted as a way to bring strained muscles back to life. Does science back that up?
One minute of sprinting, along with 9 minutes of light exercise, leads to the same fitness benefits as a 50-minute workout at a moderate pace.
Sitting around all day can increase the size of your waistline but could also spell a smaller brain.
Having a BMI in the overweight range may be linked with the lowest risk of dying, new research suggests.
Everybody wants to burn fat and show that waistline who's boss. But what happens to the tummy we trim? Does it just disappear into thin air? Sort of, yeah.
Some fitness forums claim human breast milk is a kind of bulk-me-up superfood, but, as ever, science has a few penalty flags to throw at the notion.
Exercise could make all areas of your brain better able to learn, heal and change, suggests new research.
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