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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 recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
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.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
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.
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.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
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.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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 runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
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.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
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.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
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 new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
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.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
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.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
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