of knee health is the rate of metabolic activity in the bone, information found in a less commonly collected and altogether different type of imaging – a bone scan, which reveals the rate of cellular turnover in the bone. A knee’s bone alignment can look
If you think a real knee is easily damaged, try taking out your frustrations on a fake one. A busted fake knee stands on my desk – a life-size prop of the kind that experts whip out to explain why this critical yet critically vulnerable joint can end up needing to be rested, reha...
GETTY IMAGESIn order to run at your best, your body needs time to recover between training sessions. Your hard work might end when you pull off your trainers, but your body keeps working afterwards, repairing and rebuilding muscle and gradually adapting to a regular (or increasin...
by more than 60 per cent, reducing blood pressure and strengthening their immune system. The results were so significant, the researchers concluded, that not having close friends is as detrimental to your health as smoking or carrying extra weight. Add
in Indian cooking are beneficial. "There is evidence to suggest that turmeric is very effective in supporting the immune system, which comes under strain during bouts of hard exercise," says Currell. A strong immune system will help keep you in good health
When you make a meal from scratch you know exactly what you're going to be eating and you can add as many healthy ingredients as you like. Unfortunately, holding down a job, having a life outside that job and training for triathlon often leave little time for preparing a decent m...
Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see cov...
GETTY IMAGES1. WALK AND RUNRemember: miles are miles, as far as your belly's concerned. "Coming back from injury last year, I needed a plan to stop me piling on weight," says James Smith from Hemel Hempstead. "I stopped taking the bus and started walking to work and back instead....
in reasonably good shape and take the following precautions.Stay cool Avoid exerting yourself in hot, humid environments. As your temperature rises during exercise, so does your baby's. And if your baby's temperature rises too much, his or her health might
Eating on the run or getting a takeaway tonight? There’s nothing wrong with the odd curry or hamburger. But it may be a problem if you eat takeaways on a regular basis. Many menu items are loaded with fat – for example, a chicken tikka masala gives you more than half your daily f...
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