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A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
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.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
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.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
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.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
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.
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.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
Traditional fitness testing can be a costly and time-consuming process, but a new method that could save you a lot of money is now just a few clicks away.
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.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
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.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
Researchers have determined when the body can gain peak physical performance during the day.
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.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
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.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
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.
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.
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.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
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 new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
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.
New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
The new study gives the medical community a great understanding of how our DNA impacts strength, and also may shed light on interventions that can reduce the risk of low strength in the elderly.
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.
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.
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.
Often an overlooked part of the fitness routine, foam rolling can help you recover from injuries, ease knots and increase flexibility.
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