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Health Tip: Build a Fitness Support System March 11, 2015

Get family and friends to keep you motivated

Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise March 10, 2015

Positives include better stress management

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60 March 04, 2015

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs March 04, 2015

Don't use stress as an excuse

Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness December 03, 2014

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

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind November 19, 2014

But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look November 05, 2014

The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do October 17, 2014

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Health Tip: Exercise With Weights October 03, 2014

Suggestions for safe strength training

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy September 23, 2014

It's easier than going it alone

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

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

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving September 10, 2014

Offer toys that spur exercise

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training August 22, 2014

Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower August 19, 2014

Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program August 18, 2014

Don't focus on just one form of activity

Health Tip: Warm Up Before Exercise August 13, 2014

It boosts metabolism before activity

Health Tip: Dressing for Fitness Success August 12, 2014

Clothing should be loose, lightweight

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

Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too? June 06, 2014

Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report May 28, 2014

Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

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

Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief May 16, 2014

Get aerobic activity regularly

Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer May 12, 2014

Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth? April 30, 2014

Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study April 30, 2014

Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients April 24, 2014

Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study April 04, 2014

Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find April 01, 2014

New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow March 24, 2014

Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet March 21, 2014

Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia March 05, 2014

Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes February 25, 2014

Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success February 22, 2014

Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women January 17, 2014

12-year study of 93,000 women found higher risk of early death for least active

Health Tip: Don't Think of Exercise as a Chore January 09, 2014

Engage in activities that you enjoy

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

Health Tip: Stay Fit in Your 30s November 22, 2013

And avoid risk factors for heart attack and stroke

Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows November 19, 2013

Large study of running fitness in recent decades found today's children are much slower

Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes? November 18, 2013

Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients November 18, 2013

Early study also found survival odds rose with exercise capacity

Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart? October 31, 2013

Small study found cardiac changes, but they were reversible and less likely with proper training

U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens October 07, 2013

Despite calls for routine testing, task force finds lack of evidence it would help

2 Questions May Reveal Seniors' Impending Decline, Study Says September 17, 2013

Inability to climb steps seen as one red flag

College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster September 12, 2013

Study of NCAA athletes found speed, jumping power changed little over 4-year careers

Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy September 04, 2013

Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study August 22, 2013

Program created specifically for people with multiple health issues was safe, boosted fitness

Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat July 25, 2013

Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

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

Your Smartphone May Be Making You Fat July 18, 2013

Heavy use tied to sedentary lifestyle, less fitness in study of college students