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Was your mother wrong about milk?

A study suggests that dairy products may cause fractures

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Online calculator of early death risks

‘Fitness number’ indicates chances of cardiovascular disease

Hardware, apps and Apple’s HealthKit

Ecosystem develops around the new IOS 8 data-sharing platform

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Pay attention to your gut bacteria

More and diverse fibre is needed to feed the human microbiome

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A gym-free method for building muscle and strength

Exercises such as pull-ups and push-ups are ideal

Heart attacks that strike during exercise

Strenuous workouts raise risk but regular gym trips help overall, writes Charles Wallace

Two wheels and lots of tech

Cyclists are fervent users of devices to track their performance

Schedule workouts to fit your body clock

Timing, calories and coffee are integral to an exercise regime

Meditate to sharpen your assertive edge

Type-A personalities should not fear being tamed by the practice

Vitamin D helps make up for lack of sun

The supplement is known to have far-reaching effects

Red meat and dairy are still high-risk

Just when you thought the full English was safe comes research saying it is not

Golfers sharpen putting with ‘quiet eye’

Focus on the back of the ball improves aim

Staying one flight ahead of jet lag blues

Frequent travel poses unexpected health consequences

The puzzle of relieving migraines

A Belgian device offers hope to sufferers

Our genes are part of a training regime

We all have predispositions to types of training

A stretch to treat back pain

A simple manoeuvre to ease the classic office worker’s ache

Flow into your stride

Replicate that magical experience of near sporting perfection

Gadgets to wear for a good night’s sleep

Wearable technology can measure your rest

Warning signs of workplace burnout

‘Priority confusion’ and other tell-tale symptoms

Fat soles to protect middle-aged knees

An antidote to the minimalist trainer craze

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