Things people say about exercise that aren’t true
Here are nine common misconceptions about exercise and what research actually tells us.
What is a Mediterranean diet?
Find out what a Mediterranean diet is, how it can help your heart health and overall wellbeing, and easy ways to incorporate it into your diet.
We’re told to ‘eat a rainbow’ of fruit and vegetables. Here’s what each colour does in our body
Experts advise eating a rainbow of fruit and vegetables. Here's what each colour does for our body and overall health.
Do we really need to walk 10,000 steps a day?
A target of 10,000 steps a day is often recommended, and it has been shown to improve heart health. Find out where this number came from and how to achieve it.
Don’t like drinking plain water? 10 healthy ideas for staying hydrated
Maintaining hydration is a key component of good health, but if you don’t like drinking plain water, there are many ways to help you stay hydrated.
How do I improve my motivation to exercise when I really hate it? 10 science-backed tips
If you dislike exercising, as many do, find out how to overcome this to gain the life-saving benefits of getting the body moving.
3 simple things to take care of your heart health
Your heart health is one thing you can keep an eye on together with your doctor. Here are three simple things you can do to take care of it.
12 ways to finally achieve your most elusive goals
Setting goals that are “SMART” – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant (to you) and time-bound – is one of the best ways to stick to a resolution. Here's how.
Hydration and your heart
Proper hydration is essential for your heart, especially after exercising. Staying well hydrated helps your heart do its job and more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to your muscles. This in turn helps your muscles work more effectively.