With health and fitness trackers all the rage, how do you know if your kid’s heart rate is where it should be? Pediatric cardiologists explain why traditional heart rate formulas for exercise for adults don’t work well for children, and what to look out for instead.
Pilates 101: What It Is and Health Benefits
Get to know more about the full-body workout Pilates provides, and how the practice may benefit your health.
Why You Should Try Assisted Stretching
Recovering from an injury or sit at a desk all day? Consider assisted stretching, which uses a partner to help you stretch. This form of stretching can gently improve your range of motion.
What Happens in Your Body When You Lose 10 Pounds in a Week
Quick weight loss isn’t going to be sustainable. That’s because your body will mount a defense, thinking you’re starving. Here’s what to do about it.
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Try a Massage Gun for Relieving Aches and Pains
Handheld massagers put relief from sore muscles in the palm of your hand. Here’s when to use them and how they work.
What Is Citrulline?
Taking L-citrulline, an amino acid that helps improve blood flow, may have some health benefits. A registered dietitian discusses the latest research and how citrulline works.
TikTok Trend Alert: How Creatine Can Improve Your Workout
Does this TikTok trend really work? Research shows that taking a creatine supplement may help with your workout performance, but it’s not for everyone.
6 Desk Exercises That Help You Get Stronger While Working
Desk exercises let you spread mini workouts throughout your day. Try these exercises at your desk to build muscle, boost your mood and lower your risk for obesity.
How Often Should You Work Out?
The ideal workout routine should balance cardiovascular work and strength training. But how much should you do, what should you do and for how long should you do it? Here’s what counts as exercise and how much you need to do weekly.
11 Kettlebell Exercises for Your Whole-Body Workout
With proper form and technique, kettlebells can amp up your strength-training routine and tone your full body. A physical therapist offers these favorite exercises.