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How exercise may make it easier to bounce back from stress

How exercise may make it easier to bounce back from stress

New research finds regular exercise may help us remain psychologically resilient and plucky, even when our lives seem suddenly strange, intimidating and filled with threats.

  • by Gretchen Reynolds

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Apple's Fitness+ wants to upgrade your workout – but you'll need a Watch
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Apple's Fitness+ wants to upgrade your workout – but you'll need a Watch

The fitness subscription service will offer workouts on your iPhone or Apple TV that will connect to your Apple Watch.

  • by Sam Downing
The personal trainers getting Sydney A-listers red carpet-ready
Life & Leisure

The personal trainers getting Sydney A-listers red carpet-ready

These are the most in-demand trainers catering to the city's A-listers.

  • by Lucy Manly
Cardio isn't enough. For a healthy heart, add resistance training
Health & wellness

Cardio isn't enough. For a healthy heart, add resistance training

Increased muscle mass can help you process blood sugar, decreasing your risk of Type 2 diabetes and the cascade of diagnoses it can set into motion.

  • by Pam Moore
How to tweak your plank for instantly stronger abs
Live Well

How to tweak your plank for instantly stronger abs

The plank is a perfect exercise for the workout-from-home era, but most people don't know how to do it correctly.

  • by Sam Downing
How to maximise your virtual workouts – and stay motivated
Sunday Life

How to maximise your virtual workouts – and stay motivated

Online fitness programs have boomed during the pandemic, allowing people to work out from home. But it can still be tricky to find the incentive to get sweaty.

  • by Evelyn Lewin
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Exercise may boost your vaccine response
Vaccination

Exercise may boost your vaccine response

Two new studies of elite athletes found that working out amplifies the immune response to a flu shot.

  • by Gretchen Reynolds
Insta and iso driving 'absolutely mad' roller skating revival
Coronavirus pandemic

Insta and iso driving 'absolutely mad' roller skating revival

No, you haven't been transported back to the 1970s. Roller skates are making a comeback driven by viral videos of young skaters on social media.

  • by Tom Cowie
If you want to make your HIIT workout count, keep it short
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If you want to make your HIIT workout count, keep it short

Studies show 30 minutes of interval training has the same cardiovascular benefits of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity.

  • by Hilary Achauer
Tom started running during lockdown - now he's doing his first City2Surf
City to Surf

Tom started running during lockdown - now he's doing his first City2Surf

So far, one in five of the 6000 people who have signed up for this year's fun run are first-timers.

  • by Matt Bungard
The Wordsworth punishment, a phantom of delight
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The Wordsworth punishment, a phantom of delight

Preferable to ice block revenge.