We lose some fitness 'gains' in as little as four weeks.
Many people have been moving less since the pandemic, and one consequence may be a reduction in core strength. But there are a variety of exercises you can do to focus on improving your core.
New research has highlighted the benefits of high-intensity interval training.
Top tip: take it slow when you get back to training.
Meeting the recommended guidelines for physical activity reduces the risk of falling ill and dying of infectious diseases by 37%.
New research suggests people who exercise for 150 minutes a week are half as likely to die from COVID-19 compared to those who are consistently inactive.
Exercise is important for astronauts to prevent weak muscles.
But more intense exercises – such as weightlifting – are still important for health and fitness.
Research shows that the gaps in physical exercise have widened substantially between men and women, whites and non-whites, rich and poor and educated and less educated: especially during the pandemic.
Participants who ingested caffeine powder burned up to 29% more fat.
Our study showed that social media often had a positive influence on young people, motivating them to be healthier.
People who stayed active or became more active in adulthood spent between 10% and 22% less on healthcare.
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.
A match made in heaven or a doubtful duet?
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.