The problem with exercise games is that to benefit, you actually have to play them
Gamers, this one’s for you. A new iPhone fitness app has users dodging zombies and saving the world.
A new weight-loss study focusing on teenage girls finds that they may be more likely to eat healthy and exercise if they’re given the freedom to do it on their own.
Month three of boot camp has begun, but the pounds stubbornly refuse to budge. Could a food diary — or lack thereof — be the culprit?
Obesity rates in America haven’t declined in recent years, but that’s not all bad news.
Virtual games aren’t just for kids any more. Navigating virtual worlds helps grandma and grandpa stay physically and cognitively healthy.
A newly discovered protein could help both mouse and man gain all the benefits of exercise without breaking a sweat
Marathons are hard on the heart, but recent deaths of long-distance racers are the exception rather than the rule
Getting fit is easier with a buddy — or a spouse — who can commiserate about the devilishness of V-ups
Kids want to play, so what’s stopping day care centers from letting children be physically active?
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Extra pounds may affect brain structures involved in appetite, making it harder to turn down food
Think that physical activity is just good for the body? Turns out exercise can help youngsters do better in school too
Fitness goals are a lot easier to keep when you have a buddy to help motivate you. In case you’re short a friend, these new-generation wireless fitness gadgets can do the trick.