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.
A committed anti-exerciser finds out the healthy life isn’t half bad.
If you’re going on a no-carb diet, I would suggest you don’t embark on it during the holiday season, like I did.
One pound. That’s it! After eight days of abs-defining crunches, too many push-ups to count, breathless sprints, painful planks, forward lunges, backward lunges, you name it, one measly pound is all I’ve kissed goodbye.
Older runners may not beat out younger counterparts when it comes to speed or recovery time, but a new study finds that in some ways they’re just as efficient.
Our genes may have a lot to do with the way we look and behave, but they certainly don’t dictate our destiny. That’s true when it comes to our weight too.
Playing a pickup soccer game two or three times a week could improve health among homeless men, a new study finds.
Much has been made of the “runner’s high,” the euphoria attributed to pleasure-inducing neurotransmitters like dopamine and endorphins (the brain’s endogenous opiates) being released in the brain during exercise. But the question …
Increasingly, evidence suggests that even moderate amounts of exercise can lead to measurable health benefits. But while you don’t have to be a marathoner to be healthy, it helps if you exercise consistently and stay active over …
Sweat it out on the treadmill or start pumping iron? A new study suggests that jogging (or similar aerobic exercise) is more effective than lifting weights for shedding fat lodged deep within the abdomen.
U.S. fitness guidelines recommend at least 30 minutes of exercise five days a week. But increasingly, evidence suggests that even half that amount can extend significant health benefits.