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.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
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.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
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.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
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.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
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.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
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.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
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.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
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.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
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.
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.