1. Grab a coffee after the gym? Study finds caffeine and exercise ‘work together to ward off skin cancer’
Caffeine and exercise may work together to ward off skin cancer, research suggests. An early study found the combination reduced the number of skin tumours in cancer-prone mice by 62 per cent.
2. Warning on Sports Drinks at the desk
Millions are putting their health at risk by downing sports energy drinks – designed for use with intense exercise – while sitting at their desks.
3.’High Doses Of Sugar Is The Same As Poison’ Warns Doctor Robert Lustig
Dr Robert Lustig has become a pioneer in the war against sugar and believes that all types of the sweet stuff should be taken more seriously and be classed as a toxic health hazard.
4. LTA chief Roger Draper’s job under scrutiny as funding is cut by Sport England over drop in players
Roger Draper’s underwhelming performance as the Lawn Tennis Association’s chief executive will come under further scrutiny after Sport England revealed it was cutting £530,000 of tennis funding.
5. Health special: Fit and flat at every age
Each age group has to adopt a slightly different approach to eating and exercise for a flat stomach. Here are some general rules…
6. New ‘Zombies, Run!’ app beats Nike+ to the top of the fitness charts.
Zombies, Run! is a new app developed by games-designer Adrian Hon and novelist Naomi Alderman, in which you must run or die. The game was launched last month and it has already been downloaded over 100,000 times, beating the Nike+ app to the top of the fitness charts.
7. Olympic beauty
As beauty brands race to sign up the stars of Team GB, Emma McCarthy picks the products that guarantee dedicated gym bunnies glowing faces and shiny hair