New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
This study is the first of its nature.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.
Often an overlooked part of the fitness routine, foam rolling can help you recover from injuries, ease knots and increase flexibility.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.
Men recovering from prostate cancer who partook in yoga two times a week had better energy levels, sexual function and urinary function compared to those who did not.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
Between the ages of 10 and 14 for girls, and the ages of 12 and 16 for boys, is a crucial time in their physical development.
The study showed that even those with low bone mass can naturally improve the density of their bones without resorting to clinical or medical methods.
A new study finds that both boys and girls experience a gradual decline in physical activity starting at age seven, not during adolescence as previously thought.
While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
To see aging cellular function nearly reversed as a result of high intensity training shows much promise as a way to keep people healthy for as long as possible.
A study says that if you exercise regularly during your 40s, your brain could benefit by having blood vessels as healthy as a 16-year-old's by the time you're in your 70s.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
A study found that normal sleeping habits carried the power to make or break a person’s success in losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, regardless of the person’s nutrition or exercise habits.
According to a new study, the most efficient workout to lose weight is a high impact program that utilizes movements that require jumping and elevate the heart rate to its peak.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
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Weight loss results in metabolic rate decline, which means burning fewer calories at rest. These exercises help keep the weight off by targeting leg muscles that affect metabolic rates.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
The difference between getting an A instead of a B letter grade could be affected by higher iron levels in students who are more physically active.
You don't have to be an athlete to use this innovative foam roller. Its unique curves can hit the contours of your body that traditional foam rollers can't reach.
Being on your phone while exercising not only distracts you from the workout at hand, but also compromises your posture and the intensity of your routine.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
Preliminary studies show that participating in yoga classes can help kids with cancer, as well as their parents, manage the physical and mental effects of treatment.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
Research shows strength training workouts decrease a woman's risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and that the timing of workouts during a woman's menstrual cycle makes a difference in efficacy.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
Sticking to a resolution or accomplishing a goal can be a matter of will. However, building up that willpower is much easier said than done.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
Practicing yoga for an hour a day can help improve a person’s blood pressure and reduce the risk of serious health complications, according to a new study.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
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