A nation of couch potatoes: 60% of sports fans spend more time in front of the TV
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Muscle growth happens when damaged muscle fibres repair and grow thicker. That means you need to inflict damage on your muscles through activity they aren't accustomed to - think heavy weightlifting - if you want to build muscle.
14/06/2017 11:47 BST
For maximum fitness gains, HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training, which mixes up short bursts of high-intensity anaerobic exercise (like sprinting) with low aerobic recovery (like jogging or walking) is best.
12/06/2017 16:40 BST
National Sandwich week runs from 14th to 20th May 2017 and according to the organisers, British consumers manage to munch their way through over 11.5 billion sandwiches each year. If you laid each one end to end, they would go around the world about 44 times.
15/05/2017 13:18 BST
But a longer life also means 'the proportion of life spent in good health is falling' according to The Office for National Statistics. Healthy life expectancy for boys born between 2013-2015 is 63.1 years (79.7% of their lifetime) and for girls is 63.9 years (77.1% of their lifetimes)
25/04/2017 14:29 BST
Anyone competing in a marathon this Sunday will now probably be in tapering mode, a phase where you will be reducing intensity and conserving energy for the big event in a few days' time. That means fuelling your body with carbohydrates, getting plenty of sleep and reducing the length of your runs.
21/04/2017 14:52 BST
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