How exercise could stop you craving the finer things in life – and even wanting more money 'Natural high' associated with aerobic exercise, dampened the desire for a financial reward in the studyConfirms previous research that found a workout temporarily reduces junk food cravings | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 16 October 2012 Running gave all participants a 'natural high' which dampened their desire for other rewards Those who are never satisfied with their lot in life could find contentment by heading to the gym, say scientists.
“She is my heart and I am her legs”: Devoted dad runs triathlon carrying his teenager daughter with cerebral palsy because she loves being outdoors . A devoted father has completed a triathlon carrying his 13-year-old cerebral palsy-afflicted daughter across land and through water so that she could complete the gruelling event.
Secrets of an Olympic body: The workout regimen of Jessica Ennis | UPDATED: 01:56 GMT, 31 July 2012 All eyes will be on Jessica Ennis when she bids to win gold in the heptathlon.
How to get a torso like Matthew McConaughey: Secrets of an A-list body | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 10 July 2012 We reveal how to get the enviable physiques of the stars.
Man on a mission: Former Navy sailor runs two marathons every day for 50 DAYS (and claims he's sad to be finishing) 29-year-old has performed 50mile runs around Britain's coastline | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 25 May 2012 As Britain continues to bask in the summer sunshine most people will find time to enjoy the balmy weather.
Health risk warning to 1 in 5 Britons guzzling high-calorie sports drinks at their desks.A fifth said they drank sports drinks in the office to help them recover from hangovers
Success story: Natasha Addis tried the new diet after putting on weight and ended up losing 15lbs in eight weeks (see case study below)
Want to be a better player Why a cup of coffee and slice of toast can boost your performance on the pitchCaffeine and carbohydrate mix can improve endurance, skill and performanceCaffeinated drinks might be better option than sports drinks A study has found coffee and toast can boost sporting ability A combination of coffee and toast can boost your ability on the sports field, say scientists.
Running marathons “could permanently damage the heart”High-endurance activities can scar right ventricleIncreased risk of reduced performance – a cardiac “over-training” syndrome – or arrhythmia Marathon runners such as Paula Radcliffe could be at risk of permanent heart damage Running marathons could cause permanent heart damage, say scientists. A study found that high-endurance activities can lead to scarring of the right ventricle, increasing the risk of health complications