Treadmills are easy to operate, their settings can be changed to add variety to your walks or runs, and they are safer than navigating snowy streets and dodging cars and potholes. Learn how to begin your cardiovascular exercise program from this expert.
Wondering when it’s safe to return to sports or exercise after recovering from COVID-19? An expert discusses what to keep in mind and how to safely make a comeback.
How a good heart rate monitor can help you monitor the intensity of your workouts and help you improve results.
Children have lower heart rates than adults, so usual calculations for optimum heart rate for exercise don’t apply. Figure a child-size approach to fitness.
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You might wonder: Is sex good for your heart? Our expert examines the evidence.
Did you know that regular exercise can give you clearer skin? As your heart rate increases with physical activity, more oxygenated blood is moving through your body to help all your parts. Find out the range of health benefits cardio exercise provides.
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.
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.
In a new study, people who had a healthy BMI but were sedentary and had larger waistlines were at greater risk for heart disease than their active counterparts.