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How to get the best out of exercise

Some prefer the consistency and convenience of treadmills, while others head outdoors no matter the weather. Who is right? Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Should I eat breakfast before my morning workout? You might think it wise to fuel up before a

How to get the best out of exercise

Should I eat breakfast before my morning workout? You might think it wise to fuel up before a long run or cycle, but the latest research suggests you might be better off ignoring your gut instinct. Professor Dylan Thompson, at the

Exercise your right to work out at any age

Three years ago, she could not do a single push-up and certainly had never heard of a “reverse fly”. Today, Solveig McCulloch, 79, can do 10 push-ups easily and rocks her five-pound dumb-bells. “I am definitely stronger, and my balance and