Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
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.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
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.
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.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
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.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
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.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
The BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
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 new study found that low-intensity exercise can help to prevent macular degeneration as we get older.
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.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
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.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
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.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
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.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
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.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
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.
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.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
This study is the first of its nature.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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