It’s okay to be heavy, as long as you don’t have diabetes or hypertension–right? Not so fast, says the latest research.
When it comes to fitness, you can’t always get what you want
If you live in Chicago or Dallas and have a few pounds to lose, you might spot Downsize Fitness and think you’ll give this new gym a try. Forget it. This is a club that won’t take you as a member—unless you have at least …
They’re popular events throughout the winter, but do they provide any health benefits?
Is that daily jog really doing your body any good?
In journalist Janice Min’s new book, the author shares health, beauty and fitness tips from celebrity trainers, doctors and the stars themselves
Turns out, being obese isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
What you should eat before and after a training run — or any intense day at the gym — to help you energize, refuel and perform at your best
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
How a TIME reporter found herself hanging upside down from the ceiling in a yoga class
A recent study finds that the performance-enhancing claims of dozens of fitness products don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny
Teens who play at least three team sports are least likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds. Makes sense, but does the required time commitment come at the expense of parental sanity?