Day: March 6, 2019

Why stretching before exercise could be a total waste of time (and may make it even more likely you’ll suffer an injury)

It’s a scene played out in parks and gyms across the country every day – an army of fitness fanatics religiously doing their stretches before plunging headlong into their workout. Most of us learned in PE classes at school that the number one rule of physical activity was to always

Experts recommend walking and talking for better mental health – and here’s why

The UK is facing a mental health crisis and one in four people will experience mental health ­problems this year, according to the charity Mind. The number of people receiving medication for anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic attacks has also more than doubled over the last decade. But while