Health

Is walking sufficient cardiovascular exercise?

We all know we need to exercise to stay fit and strong, stave off disease and maintain a healthy weight. Walking is the most popular physical activity undertaken by Australian adults. It's free, easy, and can be done almost ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Should women exercise during and after pregnancy?

Michelle Bridges was this week branded "irresponsible" and accused of providing a "poor message" to new mums following an Instagram post of her workout one month after giving birth.

Neuroscience

Improving fitness may counteract brain atrophy in older adults

Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased the thickness of their brain's cortex, the outer layer of the brain that typically atrophies with Alzheimer's disease, according ...

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