Following a Mediterranean-style diet slows the rate at which the brain shrinks by five years, according to a report by researchers at Columbia University, published in the journal Neurology.
The new third edition of Strength Training Past 50 features 83 exercises for free weights, machines, kettlebells, stability balls and elastic bands plus 30 programmes for endurance, speed and strength.
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.
A new test can gauge long-term death risk in anyone based solely on treadmill exercise performance
Low-intensity exercise like walking for even a minute at a time can cut blood pressure
This book expands the role of the fitness professional
Fast-paced joggers were found to have almost the same mortality risk as sedentary non-joggers in a new study
Doing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise