Fitness


Men, You Don’t have to ‘Pump Iron’...

Men are well known for putting off regular medical checkups — and they’re also known for coming up with excuses for not staying in shape....

August 17, 2021 / 2 min read


Benefits of Exercise for Women Include Lower...

The benefits of regular exercise for overall health cannot be overstated. Combined with a healthy diet and weight management, being physically fit can substantially lower...

August 4, 2021 / 2 min read


5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Olympic track and field athletes are highly trained and conditioned to avoid injury. But for everyone else who runs regularly to stay in shape or...

July 30, 2021 / 3 min read


Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long before the new year gets...

July 27, 2021 / 3 min read


Leg & Feet Swelling: Causes, Prevention and...

There are dozens of reasons for swelling in the legs and feet, ranging from harmless to serious to downright dangerous. When should puffy ankles and...

June 25, 2021 / 5 min read


Baptist Health’s Sports Medicine Physicians Tend to...

Like just about every event since the pandemic, the Miami Open tennis tournament at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens wasn’t the same in...

March 31, 2021 / 2 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Flu Rates Decline; Fitness Apps Surge;...

CDC: Flu Cases Down as Precautions Against COVID-19 Help Prevent ‘Twindemic’ Higher flu vaccination rates, combined with the social distancing, below normal travel, and the...

December 24, 2020 / 4 min read


How Much Exercise Will Offset 10 or...

Too much sitting, or as much as 10 hours a day of not moving around, can increase your risk of chronic disease, including high cholesterol,...

December 7, 2020 / 3 min read