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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.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
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.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
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.
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.
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.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
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.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
New research shows exercise may help combat the harmful impact stress has on someone’s health, specifically when it comes to stress brought on from work.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
Many people turn to exercise to blow off some steam, but working up a sweat while angry could greatly increase a person’s risk of a heart attack.
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.
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.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
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.
Whether your fitness goals are to lose weight or to build muscle, competition could be the key ingredient to your success, a new study shows.
If you’re not a big fan of working out, mom and dad could be to blame. A study says your genes could play a huge role in your interest in exercise.
You might want to opt out of the treadmill portion of your next stress test if you’re a woman – the results might not be accurate.
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.
For those seeking to lose weight, a quick brain scan may predict how successful you’ll be, says a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
If you like to track your heart rate during exercise, you should think twice about the accuracy of your reading if you wear a popular “wrist-worn” device.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
While many teens use their smartphones almost constantly, the omnipresent gadgets are not an effective tool to help them lose weight.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
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.
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.
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.
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