How much exercise is best for your heart health? If you’re stumped, don’t feel bad. Just 20 percent of Americans were able to answer this question correctly in a recent national survey. Find out what you need to know to keep your ticker on track.
Dancing isn’t just good for your child’s physical fitness. It can improve grades, reduce stress and more.
With so many choices, how do you know which protein powder is best for you? A registered dietitian explains how protein powders differ.
These high-level strength and conditioning programs emphasize varied exercises and functional movements. Used by athletes and military services personnel around the world, high-intensity fitness programs are not for the faint of heart.
Barre offers body sculpting combined with toning exercises set to music. The classes are designed primarily to give you a long, lean dancer’s physique.
Need any more motivation to get moving? We’re here to help. Cleveland Clinic experts have put together a Spotify playlist of songs to get you up on your feet and moving.
Whenever you step out onto the playing field or into the gym, you run the risk of suffering some sort of injury. Back injuries are among the most common, whether you’re a committed and competitive athlete or a weekend warrior. According to spine health expert Kush Goyal, MD, about 90 percent of these acute back … Read More
Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss: Gym anxiety The first time you walk into the gym can feel a bit overwhelming. There are complicated-looking machines, unwritten rules and lots of folks in better shape than you. It’s enough to … Read More
Contributor Christopher Travers, MS, exercise physiologist You’re ready to get serious with your fitness routine and hire a personal trainer. Good for you. You may find, however, that all personal trainers are not created equal. To avoid wasting time and money, be thorough in your research. You should insist on someone who can really help … Read More
You may have a favorite exercise routine. Or you may want to start exercising more. Wonder whether it’s better to purchase a gym membership, sign up for an aerobics class or buy free weights and resistance bands to use at home? We asked our exercise physiologists — who understand the mechanisms and impact of physical … Read More