For some healthy people, exercise may actually increase heart risk, according to a paper published this week in the journal PLoS One.
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Getting healthy doesn’t mean having to overhaul your entire lifestyle.
New York Times columnist and author Gretchen Reynolds explains in her new book why you don’t need to train for a marathon to benefit from exercise. And she sings the praises of “fartleking.” What’s that? Read on.
Hitting the gym every day is great — unless you’re doing it wrong. We’ve asked fitness experts to help tweak your workout to make it more effective.
Sitting in front of a computer screen may seem like inactivity, but it could be giving your brain a workout.
A recent study finds that combining exercise and caffeine can reduce the risk of skin cancer in mice. The finding seems counterintuitive, but the researchers say the beneficial effect may ultimately have to do with weight …
Up to 15% of women apparently experience orgasm as a fringe benefit of physical exertion. Crunches, anyone?
If traditional weight-loss diets have failed you, you might just try hitting the sack.
Month three of boot camp has begun, but the pounds stubbornly refuse to budge. Could a food diary — or lack thereof — be the culprit?
Virtual games aren’t just for kids any more. Navigating virtual worlds helps grandma and grandpa stay physically and cognitively healthy.
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