You’ll encounter lots of myths about how much — and what kind of — exercise is good for your heart. Here are the facts from Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Director Erik Van Iterson, PhD.
For the first time in a decade, there are new guidelines spelling out exactly how much exercise you need. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, explains what they are and why exercise (even if you don’t fully meet the guidelines!) is so important.
You know that exercise is good for you. And you may push yourself to hit your goals. But are you exercising too much? Learn the warning signs and get recovery tips.
The gluteal muscles, diaphragm, hip flexors, and hip adductor muscles also comprise your core. These large muscle groups help control the movements you make throughout the day.
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Trying to whittle your core? Here is a killer abdominal exercise that takes you beyond the basic mountain climber move.
You take care of your kids, spouse, parents, BFFs ― even your pets ― before taking care of yourself. Let this serve as a friendly reminder to STOP! Put yourself first.
A recent study found that listening to music can improve treadmill stress test times. Find out more about how music can make it easier to exercise longer.
Watch as a physical therapist and sports certified specialist demonstrates the supine alternating leg lift, an effective exercise that can improve your abdominal strength and posture.
Having one of those days when it seems like everything that could go wrong, did? You needn’t give in to grouchiness or despair. Try these suggestions from our behavioral health experts instead.
For athletes, meals before a big game, important match or athletic event are an important part of their performance. So while it may be tempting to have a quick and easy meal before athletic activity, there are some things to keep in mind.