Sam Murphy

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Seven Ways to Make Your Working Day Healthier

(0) Comments | Posted 13 August 2013 | (00:00)

Don't just sit there
Whether you are a gym bunny or a couch potato in your spare time, a job that has you glued to your seat most of the day is bad news for health. A 14-year-long prospective study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology...

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Don't Die of Indolence

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2012 | (00:00)

The Olympic legacy was meant to be a fitter, more active nation, but research published this week in The Lancet shows that two out of three Britons are not meeting the weekly physical activity guidelines.

In fact, we are among the least active nations in the...

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How Caffeine Can Keep You on the Run

(0) Comments | Posted 30 March 2012 | (17:30)

Marathon season is upon us, and first-timers and veteran runners alike will be searching for a performance edge. While the jury is still out on many alleged ergogenic aids, from chromium to creatine, there's one with an ever-increasing pile of evidence in its favour. Caffeine.

How can this ubiquitous...

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