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.
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Here are some of the more popular sports supplements on the market today, separated into categories based on how effective and safe research shows they are.
A new study has found bodyweight exercises you can do at home are just as good as a gym workout.
One in five children are now obese by the time they turn 11.
Dropping old, bad habits is hard, but starting new, good ones may not be so difficult. Or so a recent study suggests. Read how a simple sign at an airport made a difference.
Sure, you have to die of something, but you may not have to die so soon - and you could be healthier, wealthier and happier in the meantime.
The more you exercise, the more your body adapts to it. Here's how you can improve the gains from your training.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
Being vegan and an athlete can go hand-in-hand, but it does take careful planning.
Electronic devices are making us sedentary – it's time for a fix.
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
A new study has been found that television viewing increases your risk of dying from an inflammatory-related condition like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. But it's more complicated than that.