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Strength training for beginners

Strength training is any form of exercise involving weights or resistance. Learn how it improves your physical and mental health.

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Metabolism

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes your body uses to produce energy. Find out more about metabolism, what affects it and whether you can boost your metabolism.

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How to start exercising

You don’t have to exercise to the point of collapse to get health benefits. This article shows you how simple it can be to get active.

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones, causing them to become weak and fragile. Learn about its treatment, management and prevention.

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How to reduce visceral body fat (hidden fat)

The fat that might be stored deep inside your body can be a danger to your health. This fat is known as visceral fat (or 'hidden' fat). Here's how to find out if you have visceral fat and what you can do about it.

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Healthy bones

From your 40s onwards, bones gradually lose their density. Follow these steps to help keep your bones healthy and avoid osteoporosis.

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Physical activity guidelines for older people

Over-60s should try to be active every day. Here's how much exercise you need to stay mentally and physically strong and prevent conditions such as osteoporosis.

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Running tips for beginners

Running can be a fun way to exercise. It can help keep you in shape and lose weight too. This article shows you how.

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