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Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons December 09, 2015

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's July 23, 2015

Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes June 18, 2015

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds May 11, 2015

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions March 05, 2015

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness December 03, 2014

People with the sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men September 15, 2014

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients August 18, 2014

Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says August 15, 2014

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury June 28, 2014

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport June 27, 2014

New guidelines stress the importance of immediate cooling for athletes

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds May 23, 2014

Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival May 21, 2014

But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds May 09, 2014

Similar heart benefits seen in those who began endurance workouts before 30 or after 40

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia April 09, 2014

Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: Study February 20, 2014

Obese men don't do much better, breaking a sweat only 3.6 hours annually, researchers say

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later January 08, 2014

Swedish study found link between aerobic fitness at 18 and lowered heart attack risk in middle age

Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes January 03, 2014

Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults November 12, 2013

Researchers said staying mentally sharp most important to those over 50

Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss November 08, 2013

Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep August 15, 2013

Study found there is no quick fix for insomnia when it comes to working out

Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men July 25, 2013

In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily: Report May 23, 2013

Physical activity helps them do better academically and socially, experts say

Just How Might Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk? May 08, 2013

Scientists identify changes in estrogen metabolism as key factor

Only 1 in 5 Americans Gets Enough Exercise: CDC May 02, 2013

Picture brighter for aerobic exercise than for muscle-strengthening, report finds

Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure April 22, 2013

Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

Health Tip: Stay Fit When Traveling March 14, 2013

Find ways to exercise when on the road

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health March 01, 2013

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You February 26, 2013

How to tell if you're overdoing it

Fitness Experts Dispel Common Exercise Myths February 17, 2013

Sad to say, walking doesn't really burn as many calories as running

Obese Women With Diabetes May Need Different Workouts Than Men January 28, 2013

Small study found specific exercise program did less to improve their health

Too Much Sitting May Lower Odds of Surviving Colon Cancer January 23, 2013

Study also found that staying active reduced the risk of dying

Aerobic Exercise Seems Best for Weight, Fat Loss December 17, 2012

Researchers compared it to resistance training, found it more effective

U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report December 12, 2012

While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review November 06, 2012

Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

Cheerleading Needs Safety Guidelines, Pediatricians Say October 22, 2012

American Academy of Pediatrics says more complex stunting, acrobatics call for greater surveillance

Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly October 11, 2012

Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

Exercise Improves Effects of Stroke: Study October 03, 2012

The most significant gains involved attention, concentration, planning and organizing

Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study September 18, 2012

Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes August 06, 2012

Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

Exercise May Ease Depression Tied to Heart Failure August 03, 2012

One year of regular aerobic activity provided modest mental health benefits, study says

Exercise Can Shield the Aging Brain, Studies Show July 16, 2012

Weight training, walking helped older adults' memory, according to new studies at Alzheimer's meet

Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report June 19, 2012

More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing

Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay May 21, 2012

But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

Evolution May Explain 'Runner's High,' Study Says May 09, 2012

Brain reward center boost seems to spur humans, dogs to run long distances

Exercise Can Help Fight Heart Failure May 07, 2012

Small study found it slowed muscle wasting, boosted fitness

Upper-Body Strength Key for NASCAR Drivers April 27, 2012

Study found resistance workouts may improve track standings

Strength Training May Give Boost to Seniors' Brains April 23, 2012

Study found women's mental functioning 'significantly' improved after 6 months of classes

Women Less Apt Than Men to Get Recommended Daily Exercise April 13, 2012

They averaged about 18 minutes a day, far short of the recommended 30 minutes, study finds