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.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, explains how to determine the right amount of heart-healthy exercise.
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.
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You don’t have to join a gym or buy expensive home equipment to get enough exercise to protect your heart’s health. Our expert explains.
If you’ve hit a weight plateau, exercise can help you torch extra calories and reduce stress on your heart and blood vessels. But make sure your goal is realistic — and sustainable.
There’s no such thing as too much cardio exercise, according to a large new study, which found no upper limit to the benefits of aerobic fitness in terms of reducing risk of death.
A recent study found that listening to music can improve treadmill stress test times. Find out more about how music can make it easier to exercise longer.
Many of us likely don’t pay attention to how fast we walk, but a recent study suggests that our walking speed might be tied to our risk for developing heart disease.
Skiing is a great cold-weather exercise. But should you try downhill or cross-country? Learn the advantages of each so you can choose which is right for you.