In a group of healthy middle-aged men and women, higher mid-life fitness was associated with less depression after the age of 65.
Whether you're beach-bound, in your backyard or busy with your kids, you can make any space your own personal fitness studio with these four simple total-body moves that can be done virtually anywhere.
A growing body of research shows that exercise can be as effective as medication and psychotherapy in treating mood disorders, depression and anxiety.
Straws send a concentrated stream of liquid toward a small area of the teeth, which can erode enamel and cause tooth decay.
Trans fats, which started out as a healthy alternative, and then were proven to be anything but healthy, are being shut out of the food supply. Time to get back to basics and stop fearing real fats.
This session is a simple starting point for beginners to learn how to stretch, stabilize and strengthen their bodies
Isometrics max out muscle capacity by maintaining a single contraction for an extended duration of time. Benefits include improved strength, stability and an increased awareness of proper form when exercising.
Colorado had the highest and Mississippi the lowest percentage of adults who met the federal guidelines for exercise.
While running is a great way to burn calories, there are other less mind-numbing cardio circuits that will yield the same results.
A groundbreaking trial evaluating the Mediterranean diet, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2013, was recently retracted. A cardiologist explains what happened.
Often we exercise without preparing our muscles for movement. A few arm circles and toe touches aren't enough to prime your body.
New research in pain science provides a better understanding of what is happening when we experience pain. This is what is being called by some in the field as "The Pain Revolution." Stated simply, pain is not a reflection of damage inflicted on our bodies.
Wearable step counters like Fitbits and Apple Watches don't promote healthy exercise in people at high risk for heart attacks. But modest financial incentives can change that.