Short, 20-second bursts of activity — known as exercise 'snacks' — throughout the day have many benefits, from boosting energy and productivity to improving cardiorespiratory fitness.
Loss of muscle mass is a growing concern for the tens of millions of older Americans. It leads to falls and increased isolation, already a huge problem during coronavirus.
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
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Static stretching — stretching and holding muscles — was once an essential part of sports warm-ups, until studies suggested it reduced performance. New research shows it should be making a comeback.
Research shows short bouts of physical activity can boost your concentration for up to one hour.
Moving during the work day is not only good for our health, but can also improve our concentration.
The restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a boom in online fitness opportunities. Here's what to look for in online classes.
Around 36% of people overestimate how much exercise they get daily.
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You're working out, feeling great – until your stomach starts to churn and you're sidelined with a bout of nausea. Here's what's happening in your body and how to avoid this common effect of exercise.
Your most important piece of exercise gear may be the friends you buddy up with to work out.
Leg pain while walking is a common symptom of peripheral artery disease.
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Our study is the first to directly show that swimming, aqua-aerobics and other water workouts offer as many benefits to cardiovascular health as exercising in a gym.
Ice baths, float tanks, foam rollers, compression garments - the post-exercise recovery market is booming. But the evidence for them doesn't always stack up.
Over the past 30 years, teenagers have become more concerned with their weight and losing weight.
Most people know the benefits of physical activity. However, we tend to be less aware of how damaging inactivity can be, even for short periods — especially for older adults.
The key is to make sure you're performing them correctly.
Older adults, who are at a higher risk for COVID-19 complications, can strengthen their immune systems by exercising.