Dogs and walking. You might as well say ketchup and mustard. However, a new study of dog owners uncovered some surprising findings.
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.
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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? Examples — something for everyone In the exercise world, we think of moderate-intensity activity as … Read More
People who walk regularly swear by the health and psychological benefits of their daily jaunt. Here are five reasons why they’re right. 1. Walking reduces stress, cheers you up and increases self-esteem If you’ve ever gone out for a walk in a huff and come back more calm and collected, you know firsthand that walking … Read More
If you have diabetes, exercise offers surprising benefits. As it lowers your stress levels, it lowers your blood sugar level. How much exercise is right for you? For people with diabetes, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends 150 minutes of aerobic exercise each week. Exercise is so important for people with diabetes that the … Read More
How fast do you walk? A new study finds that slower walking later in life may be a sign that thinking problems are ahead. Ronan Factora, MD, a geriatrician at Cleveland Clinic Center for Geriatric Medicine, did not take part in the study, but says the association between walking speed and cognitive impairment has been … Read More