It’s easy to fall out of your exercise routine, but when you’re ready to start up again, it’s best to get the all-clear from a physician first.
Of course you focus on training in the run-up to a bike race. But it’s also important to put some thought into your recovery afterward. Here are seven tips to aid your recovery.
The health benefits of running include improving heart health and reducing risk of high blood pressure. Yet misconceptions about running persist. We debunk 5 common myths.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about exercising after a heart attack.
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While treadmills and ellipticals offer many of the same exercise benefits, your goals and physical condition should guide you. Here are several considerations that will help you decide which machine is best for you.
If you’re living with a chronic health condition, even a small amount of physical activity — 60 minutes per week — can boost your health. Here are four tips to get you started.
To increase your fitness level and keep it there, remember that progress is perfection. Start with ten extra minutes of exercise, and before you know it, you’ll be working out for 30 minutes a day, as the American College of Sports Medicine recommends.
Back pain is a complex problem, but can strengthening core muscles with targeted exercise provide some relief? A physical therapist answers your questions.
Foam rolling exercises offer many benefits. They can help increase your range of motion, improve blood flow and body temperature, and they help you prepare physiologically for more intense exercise, such as running, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. Watch this video to see a demonstration of four foam rolling exercises. Hass will explain how to do … Read More
You can’t make it to the gym. You don’t have time for an hour-long workout. You don’t want a fitness instructor barking instructions at you. I understand, and I’ve heard these reasons before. But know this: It’s not as hard to make exercise a part of your life as you assume it is. In many … Read More