If you can run around the school oval without getting too puffed, does that mean you are super-fit? Exactly what does fitness involve?
Riding your bike is a great way to exercise! But before you head off on your bicycle, you need to feel safe and comfortable. Here are some tips:
Skipping rope is one of the best ways to exercise your heart and lungs
You've been battling the monster rabbits for over an hour and you're starting to feel stiff. Time to get up and move
Do you have a puppy? When was the last time you took it for a walk?
Within your body is a natural army that helps fight off germs. This army is called the 'immune system' and exercise can make it stronger
If you suffer from asthma, that doesn't mean you can't exercise. But you need to do some planning first
Tackling childhood obesity should be as simple as increasing physical activity and reducing couch potato-type behaviours early in life ... shouldn't it?
Children who walk to school are likely to be more physically active than their peers in their leisure time
Once shunned by coaches and doctors as unsafe for children, weight training is now recommended for people of all ages
Do extra hours of physical education in school necessarily result in more active children? Scientists have uncovered some surprising results
The prevalence of self-reported diabetes more than doubled in Australia between 1989-90 and 2004-05. So what do we need to know about this disease?
Millions of teeth are knocked out each year from sports-related injuries because the unlucky participants weren't wearing a mouthguard
Are your children spending too much time playing computer games or watching TV? Team sports may be the answer to getting inactive children interested in exercise
Home-based programs can dramatically increase the activity levels of children, Australian research has revealed.
We know that being overweight and inactive is bad for your health but what about thin and inactive? Is this potentially more risky?
High levels of school-related stress have been linked to low levels of leisure time physical activity and poor health. So how can we change this?
Training can be a tough slog for professional footballers, so it's important to inject some fun wherever possible. The following games are used with AFL squads
A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes doesn't mean wrapping your child in cotton wool. New research shows that regular exercise can help
Activities for kids don't seem to involve as much activity these days; television and playing computer games don't do much for fitness. So what can we do?
Reducing body fat and increasing fitness can lessen the risk of young people being stricken by diabetes
Most of us know our bodies need to be active to stay strong and healthy but why is this? History has the answers.
The health legacy left by dedicated teachers may be greater than you think
Environmental and policy changes at schools might help kids become more physically active and eat better
If you think that you don't need to exercise because you want to be a racing car driver, think again