While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may …
Aging and drinking result in similar changes in the brain, and if aerobic exercise can alleviate the age-based damage, could it do the same for alcohol-related harm?
It turns out that strengthening bone to avoid fractures starts at a very young age.
Even healthy men could improve their sperm quality by spending less time in front of the tube.
Playing video games isn’t exactly demanding on the body, but some newer versions may get children moving enough to keep them healthy.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.
Whether you exercise every day or not, you still need to cut down the time you spend sitting in a chair
Exercise can lower women’s risk of breast cancer, but how much exercise is enough and at what age do women have to be physically active to benefit?
Researchers say there’s an optimal “dose” of exercise that benefits the heart and extends life. Beyond that point, you’re not doing yourself any favors.
A new study finds that the single biggest influence on kids’ physical activity levels is the exercise habits of their closest friends.
Scientists discover that physical activity leads to beneficial changes in gene activity, even after a single workout.
The problem with exercise games is that to benefit, you actually have to play them