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.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
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.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
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.
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.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
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 new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
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.
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Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
This study is the first of its nature.
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.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
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.
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.
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.
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.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
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 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.
Physically active women who took a monthly supplement containing essential minerals sliced nearly a minute off a three-mile run – and gained other aerobic...
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
While many teens use their smartphones almost constantly, the omnipresent gadgets are not an effective tool to help them lose weight.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
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.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
A new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
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.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
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.
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.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is 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.
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.
Often an overlooked part of the fitness routine, foam rolling can help you recover from injuries, ease knots and increase flexibility.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
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 new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
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.
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