Think that physical activity is just good for the body? Turns out exercise can help youngsters do better in school too
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.
Your resting heart rate is an easy measure of health and fitness, and a new study suggests that a rising rate over time may signal heart problems.
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.
Think twice before snacking on chips while preaching at your toddler to eat his broccoli: new research finds that habits ingrained in childhood may persist in adulthood, even withstanding later social influences, to affect body weight.
The words “boot camp” and “Bonnie” do not go together. I am one of the last people you’d ever envision willingly signing up for a 45-minute class, four days a week, that has as its goal exercising to the point of exhaustion.
Too many kids weigh too much, but too few states and schools require recess or follow recommended guidelines for physical education.
As the days get shorter and winter closes in, many people feel like hibernating. We start sleeping more, eating more and avoiding social contact. The effects can be particularly oppressive for people with depression, many of whom feel escalating dread as the end of daylight saving time approaches. Here are eight ways to keep the black …
Contrary to college folklore, the dreaded “freshman 15″ — the notion that students gain 15 lbs. during their first year at school — is a myth, according to a study from Ohio State University.
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.
A new study finds that teens who went to bed early and got up early were thinner and fitter than kids who slept late. The findings, published in the journal Sleep, suggest that it’s not just the amount of sleep that kids get, but …
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 …