Things people say about exercise that aren’t true
Here are nine common misconceptions about exercise and what research actually tells us.
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.
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.
Should you really use your smartwatch or fitness wearable to monitor your heart?
Wearable devices that can record your pulse can be handy for tracking your fitness – but can you really use them to monitor for an irregular heartbeat?
Even mild COVID raises the chance of heart attack and stroke. What to know about the risks ahead
Even a mild case of COVID can increase the long-term risks of serious cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attack and heart failure.
Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard
Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard. Here are 5 things to keep in mind before you start exercising again