Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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.
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.
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.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
The typical timeline that babies learn to stand occurs around 9 to 12 months of age, but babies given swimming lessons in a study could stand at just 4 months old.
Research shows that one of the health benefits of exercising while pregnant is that it protects your children into their adulthood lives.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
Physically active women who took a monthly supplement containing essential minerals sliced nearly a minute off a three-mile run – and gained other aerobic...
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
Vigorous exercise can boost testosterone levels in overweight and obese men, lowering the chances of related health disorders.
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.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
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.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
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 BionicGym is a wearable device that lets you 'shiver' away those extra pounds.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
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.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
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.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
A new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
Concerning research into high intensity workouts, including exercises that push the body to its limits, stresses the importance of taking it slow.
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 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.
There are many benefits to practicing yoga, but a new study also found that there may be a risk for musculoskeletal pain as well.
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.
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.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
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.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
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.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
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.
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