The human spine can withstand heavy lifting, according to the latest research.
Although we can’t change our age or genetic profile, there are fortunately several lifestyle changes we can make that will reduce our dementia risk.
Middle-aged and elderly people taking up exercise shouldn't be put off by joint pain. It will pass.
Research shows that exercise offers promise -- as an alternative to prescription opioids -- for relieving chronic pain.
We found that over 12 years, women who had an unhealthy weight and had yo-yoed didn't gain more weight than women who had never yo-yoed.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you've the right genes.
There are many benefits to walking - whether you do it in a group or on your own.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.
Tennis should be a more regularly accessible sport for more children. That's where we find more Johanna Kontas, Heather Watsons and Andy Murrays.
Turns out taking antioxidant supplements after exercise doesn't do much to help reduce muscle soreness after all.
Western societies are obsessed with body image – and it's stopping self-improvement.
For good health and longevity, the right mindset – and less stress – may be more important than exercise.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2019 really a personal choice? Or are you a model Western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Cold water drowning kills many people every year. But can it also provide curative benefits? We asked an expert.
Health care providers often recommend exercise to overweight people as a way to lose weight, but that often does not work. Injuries can occur, and frustration can mount. Can walking with them work?
As a result of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, individuals now have relatively less muscle mass and relatively more body fat.
Living near lots of fast-food outlets doesn't automatically encourage weight gain in your neighbourhood, but coupled with a lack of exercise facilities, it just might.
One bout of exercise protects your heart immediately, and the effect lasts for several days.
Women shouldn't be disheartened by the latest finding that exercise doesn't lead to weight loss in the first month or two. There are other reasons to persist.