Many of us have felt light-headed when we stand too quickly or exercise, but if you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) or other illnesses,you can also get dizzy. We all know that fitness is important for good health, but people with POTS may struggle to exercise. Find tips for exercising if you have POTS from an exercise physiologist.
Exercise is good for you. But extreme athletes can push it past healthy limits and cause heart damage. Here’s what you need to know.
Heat illness can range from mild cramps to life-threatening problems. Learn when and how you can exercise in the heat and when you should take it inside.
It can be a challenge to fit in the recommended 30 minutes of exercise five days each week. But cramming in all of your weekly exercise on the weekends may still be doing your body some good.
So you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to start exercising — but you’ve never done a bicep curl or been on a treadmill in your life. Don’t fret! These tips will help you set out on the right track.
One of the best things you can do during pregnancy is continue to work out. An ob/gyn and physical therapist share things to keep in mind to keep you safe.
Living with a compulsive disorder can be lonely and debilitating. Find a balance with these tips.
After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, starting or maintaining an exercise routine might seem like the least of your worries.
Keeping your blood pressure under control is important when you have an aneurysm. But that doesn’t mean you need to avoid exercise and all other physical activities.
You’ll encounter lots of myths about how much — and what kind of — exercise is good for your heart. Here are the facts from Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Director Erik Van Iterson, PhD.