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Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort June 20, 2017

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

Health Tip: Don't Fear Strength Training May 29, 2017

Some lifting guidelines

Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out May 25, 2017

You'll thank yourself later

Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale May 24, 2017

Suggestions to keep it fresh and effective

Health Tip: Using a Stability Ball May 15, 2017

Here's how it may help

Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise May 02, 2017

See if your workout makes the grade

Health Tip: Don't Let Boredom Thwart Your Workout April 24, 2017

Keep exercise fun and fresh

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness April 17, 2017

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker April 10, 2017

Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' March 28, 2017

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles February 17, 2017

People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries February 15, 2017

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too February 08, 2017

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Ways to Stay Active in Winter January 28, 2017

Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say

Health Tip: Help Young Athletes Avoid Malnutrition January 19, 2017

Ways to prevent getting sick

Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You January 18, 2017

Here's what you can do

Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness January 18, 2017

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too January 03, 2017

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence December 30, 2016

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout December 21, 2016

Make sure you're getting all benefits

Health Tip: Using a Fitness Tracker December 01, 2016

Making the most of your device

Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths November 18, 2016

Setting the record straight

Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine November 17, 2016

Changes help keep it fresh

Fitbit, Other Heart Rate Wristbands Often Inaccurate: Study October 12, 2016

In test of 4 models, 2 provided 'suboptimal' readings during exercise; none as accurate as chest strap

Health Tip: Stretch Before and After a Workout October 06, 2016

Here's how to do it correctly

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Health Tip: Dress for Workout Success September 14, 2016

The right clothes make exercise more comfortable

Health Tip: Don't Skip Flexibility Exercises September 12, 2016

They're important for mind and body

Health Tip: Explaining Circuit Training August 24, 2016

Here's how it works

Health Tip: Boost Your Health With Exercise August 16, 2016

Some probable benefits

Health Tip: Exercising in the Heat August 09, 2016

Take steps to keep cooler

Health Tip: Get Fit While Watching TV July 22, 2016

Here's what you can do

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk June 23, 2016

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Summer June 08, 2016

Suggested activities for warmer weather

Health Tip: Make Time for Fitness June 01, 2016

Exercise at home or between tasks

Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them? May 18, 2016

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart April 11, 2016

Activity helps protect against heart disease

Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles April 06, 2016

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids March 25, 2016

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle March 23, 2016

Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too March 18, 2016

Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves

School-Based 'Overweight Warnings' May Not Keep Girls Slim March 14, 2016

NYC study found no effect for students at or near the cutoff for being overweight

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later March 07, 2016

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds March 01, 2016

Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart Attack February 29, 2016

Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You January 18, 2016

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

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