Most of the health and weight loss advice out there is misguided, outdated and scientifically inaccurate. Don’t let it create road blocks on your journey to health and wellness.
We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol — a fat, or lipid, carried through the bloodstream — is the first step. Learn the steps that you can take to lower your risks of heart attack and stroke.
Improving balance is important as we begin to age. These exercises can help you improve your balance and prevent injuries from trips, slips and falls.
Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
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Most of us have heard that our metabolism slows down after age 40, but is there any truth to it? And what can you do about it?
It can be a challenge to fit in the recommended 30 minutes of exercise five days each week. But a new study shows that cramming in all of your weekly exercise on the weekends may still be doing your body some good.
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.
Moderate exercise can strengthen your immune system, but be careful not to overdo it. High-intensity workouts can sometimes have a negative impact. Learn more.
Your gait is your running style, and people have many different patterns. Gait analysis is an assessment of your body mechanics, and this analysis can help you improve your running efficiency, prevent injury and determine the cause of an injury. It’s all about proper mechanics.
You can make small changes in your life that make you feel like a million bucks. Even if you feel somewhat limited, whether by arthritis pain, circulation issues, or breathing problems, you can overcome many obstacles with a few simple adjustments. Find out how.