It’s winter, the days are shorter and the cold and precipitation may keep you from enjoying the great outdoors. No one could blame you for feeling like you’ll be kissing your wellness and fitness goals goodbye. Should you give up?
A new study further highlights the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle. Young, healthy adults experienced adverse physical changes after cutting back on exercise for just two weeks.
While swimming is a potentially lifesaving skill and a great physical fitness activity, it also can be a tremendous source of fun, a rehabilitation tool, a confidence builder for kids, a lifetime hobby or an ultra competitive sport.
If you’re living with a chronic health condition, even a small amount of physical activity — 60 minutes per week — can boost your health. Here are four tips to get you started.
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Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
The start-low-and-go-slow approach goes for cardiovascular exercise and weight training, and every type of exercise in between.
It’s well-known that exercise is good for your heart and can lower the risk of developing medical conditions like heart disease and diabetes. A large study released Monday now shows that exercise is an important factor in reducing the risk of developing a wide range of cancers, too.
When a loved one is diagnosed with heart disease, it is life altering for everyone involved. If someone you love—say a spouse or parent—has been diagnosed with heart disease, your committed support can increase longevity and go a long way toward a better quality of life for him or her. Here are some of the … Read More