A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
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 recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
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.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed 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.
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.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
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.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
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.
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.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
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 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 new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
While many teens use their smartphones almost constantly, the omnipresent gadgets are not an effective tool to help them lose weight.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
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 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.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
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 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.
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.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
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.
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.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
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A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, 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.
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 will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
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.
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.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
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.
While the fear has been that any type of exercise can endanger the baby, that has been proven false, as exercise can actually benefit both mother and child.
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