Short bursts of exercise could help improve self-control in adolescents and young adults, a new review of existing research suggests.
Regular exercise during pregnancy can reduce the rate of instrumental and cesarean deliveries in healthy pregnant women, according to a new study.
Exercising just before sleeping won't harm your sleep and will in fact help you sleep better, according to a poll conducted by National Sleep Foundation.
Are you ever too old to get super fit? For all the middle-aged people who rationalize not going to the gym by telling themselves that it is impossible to get in shape after you go over the hill here's a picture that'll surely make them think twice.
Physical Education teachers throughout the nation are finding ways to incorporate academia into their classes. Children can expect to learn new vocabulary, apply simple math, and recite scientific principles as they do running drills, push-ups, and exercise routines. This new form of P.E. class aims to increase academia scores for elementary schools.
Exercising isn't just good for your body, but also helps improve mental abilities, according to an expert on the role of physical fitness on cognitive performance, Art Kramer, who is a professor of psychology from University of Illinois.
Commonly used corticosteroid shot for tennis elbow may not be as effective as considered, a new study from Australia has shown.
A woman from Dallas, Texas is suing L.A. Fitness after she claims that she was forced to do sexually suggestive exercises by two of the gym chain's trainers who acted inappropriately towards her.
Here's another convincing reason to hit the gym: being physically fit in middle age significantly lowers your risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia later in life, a new large, long-term study has revealed.
Researchers from UK say that people can opt for high intensity workouts that require as little as 90 minute a week and stay healthy instead of spending hours at a gym.
If you've been exercising and still seem to add on weight, then it's time you looked at your diet. According to findings of two new studies, starting out on an exercising may make a person eat more and so gain more weight instead of losing.
According to a new study, people can lose as much as 20 percent more body fat if they exercise before breakfast than after.
While currently, doctors asking for the details of number of hours their patient stays active is not a common practice, a movement is stirring to change that. A new national survey has indicated that only one-third of Americans have their doctors asking them about their physical activity or prescribing it.
The most wonderful thing on a winter morning is the warm embrace of a blanket and a lazy day spent mostly sleeping. But don't let the comfort of your cozy bed keep you from continuing your daily health exercise routine. Stay active and keep that body moving, no matter what the temperature outside.
We all have a million reasons why we can't manage to work out or go for a little run. While in reality, mostly the reason is nothing but laziness, a new study suggests that for African-American women, the reason for not hitting the gym or working out their bodies is hair care and maintenance issues. It may sound a little difficult to relate, but apparently, in spite of obesity being a major health concern among African-American women, it is hair care that prevents a lot of women from exercising. According to reports from The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health, about four out of five African-American women are overweight or obese.