Standing up to make phone calls in the office can help to cut the risk of cancer, the World Health Organisation said yesterday, as it also urged people to give up alcohol.
Obesity costs the economy almost £47 billion a year, more than war, armed violence and terrorism, according to a new report.
Physical activity guidelines are too ambitious for many people and should be toned down, experts have suggested.
Britain’s couch potato lifestyle contributes to as many deaths as smoking and threatens to bankrupt public services, health chiefs warned yesterday.
If you squeeze a gym session into your lunch hour or run home from work, you might think you deserve to put your feet up in the evening. After all, a daily workout is commendable and what health experts push as the ultimate route to wellness for us all.
Nicola Adams has disclosed that she boxed her way to a Commonwealth Games gold medal last summer virtually one-handed after suffering a serious shoulder injury.