To stretch or not to stretch? The latest understanding of preworkout routines may have you rethinking yours.
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.
Chanting “om” might help ease your aching back, but only if it comes at the end of yoga practice. A new study finds that the physical act of doing yoga — but not its meditative aspect — may help reduce symptoms of chronic back pain.
Most runners, whether they’re training for a marathon or simply out to get some exercise, will stretch before they take off. It’s a ritual that verges on the sacred, strongly connected to the intuitive sense that priming the …