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.
ICU patients could recover more quickly by exercising using a bicycle during their stay.
A study found that athletes who were part of a team, and happy with their teammates, showed higher levels of life satisfaction.
Compression pants are a new wave of apparel technology that boast improved performance and reduced muscle soreness, but do they deliver actual results?
A survey reveals many Americans think laziness is to blame for weight problems, a belief that could be sabotaging their efforts.
Here's why you may not want to hold that stretch for too long.
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.
The documentary, called "Voices From the Outside," showcases how one organization is helping teach autistic children life skills through professional golf lessons.
A new study found that when people see social media posts of their friends running longer distances, running more becomes contagious.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
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.
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.
New research calls into question other uses for marijuana as a weight-loss aid or supplement for those who are obese.
High school girls who play soccer get more concussions than boys who play football, according to new research.
Overweight Americans are becoming more satisfied with their weight and appearance, which has lead to a decrease in their attempts to shed pounds.
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.
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.
A trip to the gym could be the best medicine for depression, according to a new study.
Feeling that afternoon slump at work? Here's why you may want to put down the coffee and hit the stairs.
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.
Often an overlooked part of the fitness routine, foam rolling can help you recover from injuries, ease knots and increase flexibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.
Here's what to know about working out during your menstrual cycle.
A new study found that participants were more positive about their workouts if they listened to music during exercise.
This study is the first of its nature.
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 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.
Compared to a non-exercise group, the group that partook in walking classes three times a week showed remarkable improvement in cognitive function.
One to two vigorous workout sessions per week may be all you need to maintain your health.
Researchers have determined when the body can gain peak physical performance during the day.
New research shows that every hour you run could extend your life by seven hours.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
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.
Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics might be the best exercise to help stave off heart disease or stroke, according to a new study
A recent study shows that exercise and weight gain play large roles in the health of breast cancer survivors when it comes to relapsing.
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.
The wearables market increased by 3.1 percent in the past quarter, with 85 percent of those sales from fitness trackers.
Research shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20 percent below the average for healthy people, is beneficial.
Dancing does a lot more for your health than you may realize.
A study shows that even short breaks of physical activity every hour can help you get through your day easier.
Yoga was found to help those with severe depression who didn’t fully respond to antidepressant treatments, according to a study.
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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