Why walking works: it not only burns calories, but it also counteracts the effects of your fattening genes.
Scientists discover that physical activity leads to beneficial changes in gene activity, even after a single workout.
Studies suggesting that the practice of yoga arouses the libido have been cited to explain why so many gurus are embroiled in sex scandals. But is that really what’s going on?
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?