Bike shares are becoming a popular way to lessen the burden on public transportation and get cities to shrink their carbon footprint. But as most cyclists are noticing, you’ll have to bring your own helmet.
Most studies involving video games and avatars have been connected with weight gain, but seeing our virtual selves could also melt pounds away — if the avatar adopts the right healthy habits.
Just by increasing their physical activity, people with type 2 diabetes can lose fat that accumulates in the liver and abdomen and lower their risk of heart problems.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day was celebrated Thursday by aging gym rats everywhere. To mark the occasion, Healthland spoke with the world’s oldest performing female bodybuilder, Ernestine Shepherd.
At nearly 77 years …
If you live in Chicago or Dallas and have a few pounds to lose, you might spot Downsize Fitness and think you’ll give this new gym a try. Forget it. This is a club that won’t take you as a member—unless you have at least …
Obesity is a big problem that needs big solutions, and Facebook may be coming to the rescue.
When it comes to making healthy lifestyle changes, which should come first — changing your diet or becoming more physically active?
While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may harm, rather than help the heart.
With an aging population, rates of dementia will only climb, yet doctors have few effective strategies for addressing the worst symptoms.
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
To stretch or not to stretch? The latest understanding of preworkout routines may have you rethinking yours.
A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.