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Smaller classes, online reservations new norm as gyms reopen

Mike Weeks and his wife are fitness junkies. During quarantine, they tried home workouts—push-ups, planks, bike riding around town—but it wasn't the same. The semi-retired oil and gas explorer longed for his old gym routine. ...


How physiotherapy can help people recover from COVID-19

A type of physiotherapy that helps people improve their breathing and oxygen uptake can be crucial for those who need critical care, say physiotherapists working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.


People with atrial fibrillation live longer with exercise

Exercise physiologist Lars Elnan Garnvik and his colleagues in the Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG) have investigated how physical activity and good fitness levels are linked to future health risks for men and women ...


Self-isolating? Get fit faster with multi-ghost racing

Eager to ramp up your fitness while stuck at home? A new generation of virtual reality (VR) exergames nudges home-based cyclists to perform a lot better by immersing them in a crowd of cyclists. And as all cyclists participating ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19: Managing mental health with yoga

The ancient practice of yoga could provide a sustainable exercise alternative for thousands of people isolating at home, as new research from the University of South Australia, shows that movement-based yoga can significantly ...