Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
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.
The mercury may be falling soon, but that doesn’t mean you have to sideline your outdoor workout for the winter. A little preparation can go a long way toward full enjoyment and high performance levels during colder weather.
Strength training offers many benefits, including increased muscle tone, strength, endurance and bone density.
Knowing what to eat, both before and after you exercise, can go a long way in helping you get the most out of your workouts. Find out what to eat, and why.