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A Deloitte report has suggested that getting involved in corporate wellness programmes could offer health and fitness operators a huge opportunity for revenue growth. The Deloitte Corporate Wellness Report is based on a study of the corporate wellness industry at a global level. It found that 78…
Physical fitness has been associated with better brain structure and brain functioning in adults. The findings of a study, led by Dr Jonathan Repple of the University Hospital Muenster in Germany, suggests that increasing fitness levels through exercise could result in improved cognitive ability –…
The new research published by the University of Birmingham suggests that people who are entirely unfamiliar to exercise can benefit from resistance exercises such as weight training. Moreover, the study highlights that older people who have never taken part in exercise programmes have the same ability to…
Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age. That is the headline finding of research by the University of Birmingham, which showed that even those…
People who lead a sedentary lifestyle are twice as likely to suffer premature death, when compared to those who are physically active. The finding comes from a large-scale population study by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NUST), which tracked more than 23,000 adults…
During the first day of the HEPA Europe conference, Dr. Esther van Sluijs presented the work she and her team at the Centre for Diet and Activity Research at the University of Cambridge are doing on physical activity promotion  in children.  First, Dr van Sluijs pointed out that…
Consumers will soon be carrying so much personalised, advanced technology that reaching them will require the adoption of entirely new means of communication. Speaking at the recent Technogym 2019 Digital Transformation Event, practical futurist Andrew Grill said having smartphones which know about their user's personal…