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.
While many teens use their smartphones almost constantly, the omnipresent gadgets are not an effective tool to help them lose weight.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during 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.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
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.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
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 new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
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.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
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.
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.
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A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
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 trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
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.
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.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
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.
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.
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.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
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.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.