A recent study found that periodically walking during long runs doesn’t cost you any benefits to your heart health -- and may even save some wear and tear on your muscles. This is especially true for non-elite runners.
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A recent study shows that moderate physical activity (including walking and doing housework) two or three times per week may be best for cardiovascular health.
Watch a demonstration of four foam rolling exercises for the hip flexors and quadriceps, outer thigh muscles, hamstrings and gluteal muscles. They will increase you range of motion and improve blood flow.
It's well known that exercise improves heart health, but could it reduce cancer risk too? A new study shows that middle-aged men with a high level of fitness have a lower incidence of lung and colon cancers.
It’s one of the guiding principles behind all exercise recommendations. But do you know what “moderate” means? Get an explanation — plus exercise examples.
To get the benefits of movement while avoiding injuries or increasing pain, start with an honest conversation with your doctor.
The benefits of walking include everything from lowering your blood pressure to reducing your cravings for unhealthy snacks. See how this easy (and free!) activity can work such wonders.
For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglected. It's important for parents to know there's long-term danger in their children being overweight or obese.
If you have weight-induced joint pain, losing pounds and taking stress off your joints may ease your symptoms. While your body can’t reverse arthritis, losing weight can help arthritic joints feel better and prevent further damage. Learn more.