A runner’s brain has a leg up over the minds of those who don’t regularly run, a new study suggests.
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.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
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.
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.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
New research shows a correlation between a low BMI of 19 or less and an increased risk of injury in female runners.
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 finds that both boys and girls experience a gradual decline in physical activity starting at age seven, not during adolescence as previously thought.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
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.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, 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.
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.
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Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
Water has been touted as the number one beverage for dehydration. But for some long endurance athletes it could potentially be fatal.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
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.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
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.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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.
A 30-second discussion about a patient’s weight can lead to improved health outcomes, including a trimmed waistline.
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.
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.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
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 new study will try to determine whether regular aerobic exercise can help preserve brain function.
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.
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
There's a simple way to test whether or not your current workout routine is proving to be beneficial.
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.
Overweight individuals had brains similar to those with a healthy weight who were ten years older, a new study found.
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.
New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers have determined when the body can gain peak physical performance during the day.
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