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.
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.
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.
Your most important piece of exercise gear may be the friends you buddy up with to work out.
Our bodies need fuel both for exercise and recovery.
Exercise can improve mood and mental health, which may drop during the winter months.
Focus on "being" an exerciser, instead of seeing exercise as something you "should" do.
The truth about the pros and cons of stretching.
Drinking coffee before exercising could make you run faster and lift heavier - if you've the right genes.
Turns out taking antioxidant supplements after exercise doesn’t do much to help reduce muscle soreness after all.
Exercise practitioners are taught to help us set goals to get active. But the way we set goals may be unhelpful, or worse, make it even harder for us to exercise.
The advice on the sides of protein tubs may have to change.
Working out is always good for you – until it’s not.