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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

Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death December 21, 2015

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

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

Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study November 30, 2015

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

Why You Need Flexibility Exercises November 28, 2015

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

Health Tip: Reward Yourself for Reaching Fitness Goal November 26, 2015

Here a some ideas

Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes November 20, 2015

First, speak with your doctor

Health Tip: Using Technology to Get Fit November 19, 2015

From apps to trackers

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Health Tip: Exercising Safely in Cold Weather November 12, 2015

Take extra precautions

Health Tip: Preventing Sprains and Strains October 26, 2015

Warming up and drinking water can help

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking October 13, 2015

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Health Tip: Find Time to Stretch September 21, 2015

Include it in a busy schedule

Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows September 04, 2015

But mental and physical health is declining at the same time

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat August 24, 2015

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

Health Tip: Kick Off Your Exercise Program August 18, 2015

Start with doctor's approval and a plan

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim August 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

Health Tip: Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather August 14, 2015

Drink lots of water, and dress for it