Sleep and fitness go hand-in-hand

The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) and her team of students have conducted a new study which confirms the connection between sleep and physical activity among middle-aged women. The study has shown a significant difference between women with higher aerobic fitness levels getting more sleep each night…

‘Go hard, go early’ approach to COVID-19 the right move

A new study published today highlights the importance of a ‘go hard, go early,’ strategy when it comes to responding to growing outbreaks of COVID-19 in Australia. According to the lead author, Professor Tom Kompas at the University of Melbourne, Victoria’s current snap lockdown is the correct approach. “Our work…

Can you go from 200m to 21km in two months?

“Do you reckon it’s easier to jog while carrying a bottle of Pinot in a backpack or in your hand?” This is me, messaging the friend whose house I’d agreed to “run” to for dinner, and realising I’d probably poured myself too big a glass. How easily can a non-runner…