British astronaut to run the London Marathon in real time from space

Posted in Science on 5th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Astronauts regularly take to the treadmill while in space, running as much as two hours a day to keep fit and offset the effects of zero gravity.

Extreme Exercise Can Poison the Blood

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Even four hours of intense activity may be enough to let bacteria escape from the gut into the blood, setting off a chain of inflammation.

Future Fitness: Cycling through virtual universes

Posted in Games on 14th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new VR kit is taking cycling away from the spin classes and into amazing virtual worlds.

An intense workout of as little as 20 minutes can enhance long-term memory

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Study finds that one short bout of resistance exercise can enhance episodic memory.

Beyond step counting: How Apple HealthKit could bring a cultural shift around health

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Were at the end of the beginning of a consumer-centric health revolution.