Fitness

How you can use weights to improve running performance

Celebrity PT Alexa Towersey dishes on why weight training should be part of your race-day prep

The latest and greatest health and fitness products, from active wear and at-home gym equipment to fitness trackers and wearable tech.

Georgie Gardner's top five tips to help kids with reading

The mother of two shares advice on a cause that's close to her heart

Kayla Itsines on the importance of warming up, cooling down and stretching

Most of us don’t bother to cool down and stretch properly after a workout, which leaves us with tight, tired and sore muscles

Why falling off the workout wagon means you're human, not a failure

I watched with despair as my six scheduled training sessions were whittled down to one

Acrobatic duo take tandem surfing to another level

As Australians, incredible displays of surfing prowess are part of our day-to-day lives. But friends Lauren Oiye and Chuck Inman have taken the sport to the next level, absolutely thrashing the competition at the Tandem Surfing competition this week in Waikiki, Hawaii. The pair use a combination of gymnastic manoeuvres and sheer strength to carry off the stunts, which won them the 2012 ITSA World Tandem Tour and 2012 ISA World Championship titles. "We attempted to create lifts that have never been done before," Oiye said after the event. "This year we are so excited that many of those lifts we have created will be scored on the new lift chart."

Simple steps for getting the most out of your foam roller

We spoke to celebrity trainer Kirsty Welsh on why you should be foam rolling

Years-old online dance class finds viral fame in 2015

Club Dance Class was peddling a particular brand of dance in its day

Teen world champ has insane inline skating skills

Polish skater Klaudia Hartmanis took out the title for the Freestyle Battle at the World Slalom Series in Paris on July 19, where her insane inline skills were on display. The 19-year-old freestyle skater has quite a rap sheet, and is currently sitting second in the women's Freestyle Slalom rankings. She was named vice European champion in the exhilarating Freestyle Battle in 2014, and vice world champion in the pairs competition just one year earlier. It might be time to dust off those old rollerblades...

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Body detective: What's a stitch, exactly?

We grill the world's leading authority on stitches on how to stop them ruining your run