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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

Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine July 16, 2015

It will be more fun and make for a better workout

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals June 19, 2015

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

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

COPD Patients Less Active, Which Can Worsen Outcomes June 17, 2015

Study finds a 'vicious circle' where decline in exercise exacerbates the disease

Most Physical Activity Helps You Sleep Better June 12, 2015

But housework and child care linked to poorer slumber

Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury May 27, 2015

Vary your exercise routine

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health May 22, 2015

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

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

Health Tip: Looking for an Exercise Product? April 02, 2015

If possible, verify manufacturer claims

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