Health check: Should you weigh yourself regularly?
Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, so getting to a healthier weight by eating well and exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your long-term health. But is it helpful to weigh yourself regularly to check your progress? And if so, how often should you do it?
Moving around has big health benefits – and now we know how big
Pretty much everyone knows that taking exercise helps people stay in good health. It staves off chronic ailments like type 2 diabetes and heart disease and – maybe – helps us live longer.
Exercise: motivation gets you started, but routine keeps you going
The benefits of physical activity to your overall health and wellbeing are well-known, but it can be difficult to know how to get started if you don’t regularly exercise. Here we review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, and how to keep it going.