Study says over-60s should exercise more

Older people should up their exercise levels once they hit 60 to help cut their risk of heart attack and stroke, new research suggests. People who started exercising after being continuously inactive had a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease of up to 11 per cent compared with those who stayed…

Here’s how often you should wash your comforter

Is there anything better than fresh, clean sheets? Yes, there is — a fresh, clean comforter to go along with them. Whether you’re spring cleaning or not, it’s important to keep all your bedding clean. Once you’ve washed the sheets, aired out the pillows, and vacuumed your mattress, it’s time to…

How long should you be working out for?

Gym-goers generally fall into two camps – those who cram in a super speedy session before work or in their lunch break, and those who treat a gym session like a day out, lounging between sets, taking breathers, stretching for hours. But what’s actually best for your body? How long…