July 17, 2014: Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

June 28, 2014: Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury
Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

June 27, 2014: For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport
New guidelines stress the importance of immediate cooling for athletes

May 23, 2014: Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

May 21, 2014: Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

May 09, 2014: 40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds
Similar heart benefits seen in those who began endurance workouts before 30 or after 40

April 09, 2014: Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

February 20, 2014: Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: Study
Obese men don't do much better, breaking a sweat only 3.6 hours annually, researchers say

January 08, 2014: Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later
Swedish study found link between aerobic fitness at 18 and lowered heart attack risk in middle age

January 03, 2014: Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes
Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

November 12, 2013: Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults
Researchers said staying mentally sharp most important to those over 50

November 08, 2013: Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Survivors Battle Bone Loss
Aerobics and strength training known to counter bone loss in older women, researchers say

August 15, 2013: One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep
Study found there is no quick fix for insomnia when it comes to working out

July 25, 2013: Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men
In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

May 23, 2013: U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily: Report
Physical activity helps them do better academically and socially, experts say

May 08, 2013: Just How Might Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk?
Scientists identify changes in estrogen metabolism as key factor

May 02, 2013: Only 1 in 5 Americans Gets Enough Exercise: CDC
Picture brighter for aerobic exercise than for muscle-strengthening, report finds

April 22, 2013: Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

March 14, 2013: Health Tip: Stay Fit When Traveling
Find ways to exercise when on the road

March 01, 2013: Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health
But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

February 26, 2013: Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You
How to tell if you're overdoing it

February 17, 2013: Fitness Experts Dispel Common Exercise Myths
Sad to say, walking doesn't really burn as many calories as running

January 28, 2013: Obese Women With Diabetes May Need Different Workouts Than Men
Small study found specific exercise program did less to improve their health

January 23, 2013: Too Much Sitting May Lower Odds of Surviving Colon Cancer
Study also found that staying active reduced the risk of dying

December 17, 2012: Aerobic Exercise Seems Best for Weight, Fat Loss
Researchers compared it to resistance training, found it more effective

December 12, 2012: U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report
While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

November 06, 2012: Keep Moving to Ease Pain of Knee Arthritis: Review
Researchers found aerobic, water exercise reduced pain, boosted function in patients

October 22, 2012: Cheerleading Needs Safety Guidelines, Pediatricians Say
American Academy of Pediatrics says more complex stunting, acrobatics call for greater surveillance

October 11, 2012: Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly
Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

October 03, 2012: Exercise Improves Effects of Stroke: Study
The most significant gains involved attention, concentration, planning and organizing

September 18, 2012: Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study
Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

August 06, 2012: More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes
Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

August 03, 2012: Exercise May Ease Depression Tied to Heart Failure
One year of regular aerobic activity provided modest mental health benefits, study says

July 16, 2012: Exercise Can Shield the Aging Brain, Studies Show
Weight training, walking helped older adults' memory, according to new studies at Alzheimer's meet

June 19, 2012: Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report
More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing

May 21, 2012: Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay
But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

May 09, 2012: Evolution May Explain 'Runner's High,' Study Says
Brain reward center boost seems to spur humans, dogs to run long distances

May 07, 2012: Exercise Can Help Fight Heart Failure
Small study found it slowed muscle wasting, boosted fitness

April 27, 2012: Upper-Body Strength Key for NASCAR Drivers
Study found resistance workouts may improve track standings

April 23, 2012: Strength Training May Give Boost to Seniors' Brains
Study found women's mental functioning 'significantly' improved after 6 months of classes

April 13, 2012: Women Less Apt Than Men to Get Recommended Daily Exercise
They averaged about 18 minutes a day, far short of the recommended 30 minutes, study finds

February 27, 2012: 'Active' Video Games May Not Boost Kids' Fitness: Study
Wii games were no better than 'inactive' selections, researchers found

November 03, 2011: Too Much Sitting Raises Odds for Cancer: Study
Sedentary hours at workplace as bad as couch-potato lifestyle at home

August 26, 2011: Jogging Beats Weight Lifting for Losing Belly Fat: Study
Compared with resistance training, aerobic exercise burns 67% more calories, research shows

July 22, 2011: Extreme Heat Calls for Smarter Workouts
Expert shares tips for exercising safely during heat wave

June 08, 2011: Exercise May Protect the Brain From 'Silent Strokes'
Moderate to intense physical activity cuts seniors' risk by 40 percent, study finds

June 08, 2011: Regular Exercise May Benefit the Brain as Well as the Body
Long-term aerobic activity helps preserve white matter needed for key brain functions, study finds

May 03, 2011: Structured Exercise Programs Help Lower Blood Sugar, Study Finds
People with type 2 diabetes benefited most from supervised activity, analysis finds

November 23, 2010: Exercise Combo Best for Type 2 Diabetes
Alternating aerobic exercise and resistance training significantly lowered blood sugar, study finds

November 02, 2010: Exercise May Help Beat the Common Cold
Each bout of aerobic actvity revs up the immune system, study authors suggest