Strength training offers many benefits, including increased muscle tone, strength, endurance and bone density.
“Athlete’s heart” is a subtle enlargement of the heart that can occur in serious athletes. It doesn’t cause harm, but it’s important to differentiate it from serious conditions that can also cause an enlarged heart.
Handheld massagers put relief from sore muscles in the palm of your hand. Here’s when to use them and how they work.
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.
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You may not think much about your joints – unless they start to hurt. But prevention is the best medicine. Discover five ways to keep joints strong and healthy as you age.
To improve your cardiovascular health, aim to walk 10,000 steps daily. Does it seem like a lot? Here are some easy tips for adding steps to your daily routine. Remember, you can start small, and build.
From casual joggers, to power walkers, to serious marathoners – you can improve your efficiency and avoid injury through a simple test called a gait analysis. Find out what this running test entails.
With so many choices, how do you know which protein powder is best for you? A registered dietitian explains how protein powders differ.
If you’re a runner and don’t have the right nutrition and fluid balance headed into your run you could risk draining your body of vital resources too quickly or have less energy to complete your program. Get all the tips you need to stay healthy and hydrated. Dietitian Kate Patton offers advice on adopting a diet plan that fuels and hydrates you each time you step out the door.
Dynamic stretching is a newer, preferred way to stretch before a workout but there’s still a place for static stretching.