A new study finds huge benefit in taking just 7,000 steps a day. Which may come as a relief to those who never quite make it to 10,000.
Australians love mass sporting events and raising money for charity. Under COVID, these activities have taken a major blow.
The amount of exercise you need to do depends on your training goals.
Socio-economic factors are major barriers to physical activity. New research suggests this is one more reason why disadvantaged people were at increased risk for COVID-19.
Teaching circus arts — from juggling to trapeze — in physical education classes increased children’s physical literacy, resilience and participation, with greater gender equity.
Connecting health apps to health care can enable better care for patients with chronic diseases, and it has the potential to lower skyrocketing US health spending.
The subject of a new Netflix miniseries, Halston once ruled over New York’s fashion world. But the designer with a devil-may-care approach to his business dealings attempted too much, too quickly.
We lose some fitness ‘gains’ in as little as four weeks.
Top tip: take it slow when you get back to training.
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.
Too much time sitting is linked to health risks, and also to lower quality of life. But in some contexts, such as reading, playing an instrument or socializing, sitting had positive associations.
Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role.
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.
Even half the amount of steps shows health benefits.
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.
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.
How to avoid being in the quarter of people who fail to keep their resolutions.
Your most important piece of exercise gear may be the friends you buddy up with to work out.