Can Running A Marathon Temporarily Damage Your Heart? Heart Inflammation Observed In Less-Fit Runners

By | Sat, 11/02/2013 - 15:28

Runners who are better trained are less likely to experience post-marathon heart complications.


Sex Could Burn As Many Calories As Running On A Treadmill

By | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 18:47

You may have heard that sex is a good workout, but how good is it? Researchers have just come as close as ever to finding out.


The Top Fitness Trends For 2014

By | Sat, 10/26/2013 - 23:19

The trends to make the top 20 list for 2014 include high-intensity interval training, yoga, and group personal training.

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Exercise Boosts Teens' Grades

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 11:53

Teens who engage in moderate to vigorous exercise every day may boost their grades.

One-Quarter Of Young Adults Walk Only 5 Minutes Per Day

25% Of Young Adults Walk Only 5 Minutes A Day

By | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 14:10

Many young adults in Britain blame their sedentary lifestyle on their lack of a walking partner, whereas their middle-aged parents point to modern technology.


Do Household Chores Keep You Thin? People Who Consider Housework Exercise May Be The Most Overweight

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 18:01

Cleaning and cooking may not account for the proper amount of physical activity needed to be considered a workout, a new study finds.


Park Signs Can Encourage More Exercise: What's In A Nudge?

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 12:41

From park signs to organ donor programs, subtle environmental "nudges" can have enormous health impacts without anyone realizing it.

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Music Reduces Perceived Physical Exertion While Exercising: Is Your Playlist Impacting Your Workout?

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 17:38

Researchers study music’s relationship to physical exertion, and how listening to music while exercising affects stress and strain.


Exercise May Cut Risk Of Esophageal Cancer

By | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 22:00

Exercise may lower your risk of developing esophageal cancer by 19 percent, according to a survey of previous research.


Exercise Could Prevent Alzheimer's, Boost Brain Health

By | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 16:02

Exercise leads to better brain health by kick-starting the production of various proteins. Now, researchers believe these processes could lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease.


Exercise Just As Good As Medication In Treating Heart Disease, Stroke Patients

By | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 17:47

Exercise is just as good as medication in preventing death among heart disease and stroke patients, showing that it's never too late to start jogging.

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DIY Lifestyle Reduces Men's Risk Of Premature Death By Nearly A Quarter

By | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 16:20

Men who exercise and do DIY jobs decrease their risk of suffering a premature death by nearly a quarter.

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Going To The Gym Could Make You Fat: 25% Of Gym-Goers Gain Weight Due To Post-Workout Snacks

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 17:15

Twenty-five percent of regular gym-goers are found to gain weight due to indulging in high-calorie snacks after their workouts.


Many Americans Prefer Shorter, Solo Exercises

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 16:30

A survey by the watch company Timex found that many Americans exercise at least once a week, but could they be exaggerating?


13-Year-Old Bikes From Holland To Poland For Children’s Food Charity

By | Fri, 09/20/2013 - 17:05

A UK teenager, Charlie Doherty, led a team of bike fundraisers across Northern Europe this summer to raise money for a charity.