Medical devices have a legal definition, but the lines might become blurred in future.
People who regularly engage in significant amounts of exercise, as endurance athletes do, may develop enlarged hearts. While athletic heart is adapted for performance, it can be cause for concern.
Our new study shows you may be able to walk, run, lift or dance away depression. And the more intense your exercise program, the better.
People with disability gain many benefits from being physically active, from greater movement to improved mental health. But options for community-based physical activity are limited.
Activity trackers come with a variety of functionalities. While some are important, others you can pay less attention to.
These findings may provide insights into better ways of managing long COVID.
Using “I must” or “I have to” to motivate your workouts could be bad for your mental health.
For a long time many people believed intense exercise caused your body to produce lactic acid and that this, in turn, caused muscle soreness. This is not correct.
Long-term goals can be hard to stick to if the benefits are only way off in the future. Research suggests ways to focus on the here and now to help you ultimately achieve your more far-off targets.
Making just a few small changes in our daily lives can help improve our health and help us live more aligned with how we evolved.
To better measure their activity and become members of a sports community, many amateur athletes are adopting smartwatches and digital tools. But others are giving them up.
It’s time for aerobics to share the spotlight with weightlifting as a form of exercise that promotes health and may be de rigueur as we age.
Don’t believe the hype about products claiming they can help you live longer. Here are five lifestyle changes to prioritise instead.
How to structure your workout − resistance then aerobic training or vice versa − depends on your exercise goals.
Winter running has all the health benefits of aerobic exercise, as well as fresh air. However, be aware of the specific safety and injury-prevention concerns that come with cold weather.
The holidays can disrupt healthy lifestyle habits, like nutrition and exercise routines. Here’s how to enjoy the season without derailing your physical or mental health.
Small changes, big savings.
We should not rule out a direct link between exercise and longevity, but it may have a smaller role than previously thought.
The benefits of collagen may be important for our physical health, particularly as we get older.
A 30-minute walk three times a week was shown to improve physical health and brain function in people with Down’s syndrome.