Leg pain caused by peripheral artery disease can make it tough to navigate activities of daily living. But studies show that supervised exercise therapy can help people with PAD walk farther with less pain.
Walking and running are heart-healthy aerobic activities that almost anyone can do. A physical therapist explains how to find the best pair of shoes to support your feet through a workout.
Many of us likely don’t pay attention to how fast we walk, but a recent study suggests that our walking speed might be tied to our risk for developing heart disease.
Dogs and walking. You might as well say ketchup and mustard. However, a new study of dog owners uncovered some surprising findings.
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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.
New research shows standing and moving more throughout your workday helps with muscle gain and weight loss. Get tips for sitting less at work to improve your long-term health.
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.
Are you looking for ways to improve your health? This doesn’t necessarily mean making drastic changes. There are small, powerful changes everyone can make that offer a lot of benefits.
A recent study found that periodically walking during long runs doesn’t cost you any benefits to your heart health — and may even save some wear and tear on your muscles. This is especially true for non-elite runners.
If you talk to a doctor or read physical fitness guidelines, you’re going to come across the phrase “moderate-intensity exercise.”
It’s one of the guiding principles behind fitness recommendations. But patients often are left wondering: What does moderate really mean?