From weekend walks with your doctor to free gym memberships, there is a global movement afoot.
These four “natural” therapies for depression have rigorous, peer-reviewed scientific studies to support their use.
The new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans have just been released, and here is the bottom line: Just move. Bike, walk, run or lift weights. It all counts toward your weekly exercise quota.
Women and adolescent girls say that being outdoors in nature offers opportunities to gain confidence in physical activity.
The exam period can be a stressful time for students. Here are a few strategies to help students cope.
Perfectionists have a higher chance of developing bulimia nervosa. Rather than treating symptoms of binge eating and vomiting, therapists should address this underlying personality trait.
It's never too late to start exercising, and age isn't a reason to stop either.
Seasonal animals such as the Siberian hamster can teach us a lot about appetite suppression.
New data underscore that adults with no high school diploma or GED are at the greatest risk for the leading causes of disease and death.
You might be thin on the outside, but if you have a poor diet and are physically inactive, you can have the same health risks as someone who is obese.
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.
Modified ball sports, like walking rugby, are increasingly popular with older people.
People intuitively know what is best for their mental health. A new approach suggests enforcing this belief like regular exercise.
The government's new exercise campaign encourages us to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day. But while ads can get us to change our attitudes, they're unlikely to change our behaviour.
Who hasn't been told to stretch before and after exercise to prevent injury and improve performance? There may be no scientific evidence to back that up, although stretching has other benefits.
All dogs need regular exercise outside of the home (and it's good for people too).
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
Most people follow fixed time periods when it comes to recovery. The latest research calls this into question.
Researchers are learning even more about how a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies. A recent study shows a link between sitting patterns and diabetes in older people.
Alcohol has several negative effects on post-exercise recovery and rehydration, and should be avoided after sport and exercise