Fasting
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Fasting plus cardio sheds weight quicker

Add intense exercise to eating less for striking results

Roll, don’t stretch after exercise

Effect on tight muscles is like a deep tissue massage

Exercise tracking: the Apple Watch

Apple Watch: a run for your money?

Excellent for motivating, but short on truly accurate monitoring

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Women feel under more stress at work

Willingness to acknowledge pressure is a factor

Is heel striking a problem for you?

Changing deeply ingrained running habits can be tricky

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Statin shock: should I now take them too?

Defining who should take heart drugs is controversial

Rugby and American football injuries

Gladiatorial atmosphere fuels fears over health risks

Using phones and laptops all day can cause 'text neck'
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Exercises to fix ‘text neck’

Too much screen time can cause serious posture problems

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Beetroot good for sport and hypertension

The nitrate-rich food enhances workouts and lowers blood pressure

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Use behavioural economics to lose weight

Financial incentives can push us to exercise, as Pact app shows

Genetic tests aid breast cancer battle

Causes for optimism but guidance on mammogram frequency varies

Train your brain to get you up that hill

Research on how the brain affects physical stamina

Can saunas enhance your workout?

Warming muscles may increase endurance

Protect eyes with careful use of LED

Vitamins and special lenses can help protect our sight

The pen is mightier than the keyboard

Old fashioned handwriting retains an allure — for good reason

Could staying cool help burn calories?

Turn down the temperature to shed a few pounds

Was your mother wrong about milk?

A study suggests that dairy products may cause fractures

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

Pay attention to your gut bacteria

More and diverse fibre is needed to feed the human microbiome

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