The eight sneaky things robbing you of results

Here's what to do when diet and exercise isn't working.

Every germaphobe's worst nightmare

New research finds that you can't wash all the bugs off your skin.

Only half of your friends consider you as a friend

It turns out that humans are simply awful at judging friendships.

The hidden toll of loneliness

Being lonely - or knowing someone who is - can have a dramatic impact on your health. Here's how to beat it once and for all.

Las Vegas-based breakdancer stuns internet with upper body strength

This man is the very definition of #gymgoals.

The simple weight loss trick no-one does

Drop up to 10 kilos with this science-backed diet hack.

Study finds 'The Biggest Loser' contestants now have super-slow metabolisms

More evidence on why you should lose weight the slowly and steadily.

How to choose the healthiest cheese

From haloumi to brie, here's how to have your cheese and eat it too.

Men: feel free to lose the shorts when you're wearing tights

Some people say men should wear shorts over their activewear tights and hide their shame. Nuts to that!


What does 'best-before' actually mean?

They seem fairly straightforward, but there may be a hidden surprise behind the expiry dates you see in the supermarket.

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12 healthy snacks you can stash in your desk drawer

With a long shelf life, these are the health nut's desk drawer staples.

How to eat water: 15 of the most hydrating fruits and veggies

Your body needs two to three litres of water per day, but you don't have to drink all of it.

What we can learn from countries that seem immune to the obesity crisis

Why are some Western countries hit hard by the obesity crisis, and others seemingly immune?


Restless baby rolls around in the womb

Restless unborn baby is strangely unsettling

Not for those squeamish with the idea of motherhood. 

Mum's amazing acrobatics with her daughter

Mum's amazing acrobatics with her daughter

Cirque Du Soleil artist Gaukhar Akhmetova-Atherton performs a stunning routine with her young daughter on her back.

Mum and kid workout goes viral

Mum and toddler workout routine goes viral

Facebook footage of a toddler helping his mum as she works out has hit 28 million views in four days.

Fitness by trimester: How to match your workout to your pregnancy stage

Pregnancy expert specialist Jen Dugard explains how you should alter your workouts as your due date nears.