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Exercise

Why does your mouth taste like blood during intense workouts?

And should you take a break if it happens?

Learning from the best long-distance runners

A new study compares training programmes of different professional long-distance runners. The researcher behind the study says amateur athletes can also learn from how elite athletes train.

Should you exercise if your muscles are sore?

Is it OK to work out — or will you just make things worse?

Bodybuilders on drugs might be a case of male identity crisis

These pumped-up bodies may hide deep insecurities, according to one researcher.

Intense exercise inhibits cancer in mice

New research shows that cancerous tumours grow more slowly in mice that exercise more. Scientists now plan to test the effect in humans.

Physically active individuals cope better with heart attacks

People who exercise regularly tend to be less depressed after a heart attack. Those who don’t work out yet can also find reason for optimism from the research.

The darker side of workouts

Do you exercise to escape from a depressing daily life? If so, think twice next time before putting on those jogging shoes.

You are never too old to exercise

Strength training makes seniors better equipped to tackle aging. And, people over the age of 65 benefit greatly from such training.

Fit older people fall just as much as their less active counterparts

People in good shape are as prone to falling as others. But practicing specific balance tasks and simple exercises can help.

Football saves the bones of prostate cancer patients

Men with prostate cancer are at risk of developing osteoporosis, but this can be avoided with 32 weeks of football training.