Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
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As with so many other things in life, exercise may work best if you follow the Goldilocks rule: exercise neither too little nor too much, if your goal is to shed extra weight, a new study finds.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
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Opinions are mixed on whether a Nike commercial featuring 12-year-old Nathan Sorrell, who weighs 200 lbs., combats or promotes stigma surrounding obesity
Weight loss resorts are popular, but they can costs thousands of dollars per visit. So, we’ve collected key weight loss tips — for free — from experts at some of the nation’s most renowned wellness spas
Good news: 6 in 10 Americans are now walking every week, and they’re three times more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise than people who don’t take strolls
Studies suggest you should be squeezing in some heart-pumping cardio, no matter how little time you have to spare
A new clinical trial among patients with heart failure shows that regular exercise helps alleviate depressive symptoms and prevent hospitalizations and death
A weight-control coach — even it’s only a peer, not a professional — can help you stick to your plan and shed those pounds, a new study suggests
A recent study finds that the performance-enhancing claims of dozens of fitness products don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny
Contrary to conventional wisdom, detailed energy measurements show that while hunter-gatherers may be more physically active than the rest of us, they don’t burn more calories thanks to their lower metabolisms