Fitness


Why Dog Ownership Can Mean Living Longer...

Dog ownership is associated with a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, alleviating social isolation and improving one’s overall perception of well being, according...

November 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Plant-Based Diet, Coffee Reduce Heart Failure...

Two separate studies find that plant-based diets and coffee consumption are good for your heart.

November 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Fueling for a Workout: Stuffed Mushroom Tacos...

When it comes to “fueling” for a workout, it helps to eat a light meal high in carbs about two to three hours before your...

November 9, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new report. The new findings on...

October 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Why Strength-Training is Crucial for Women (Video)

The average adult does not look forward to strength-training, which can promote bone health, muscle mass, improve body mechanics and help the body fight disease...

October 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign to help overweight kids shed...

September 26, 2017 / 2 min read


How Exercise Can Beat Cancer-Related Fatigue

The benefits of regular exercise to reach or maintain a healthy weight or combat chronic disease are well established. Now, you can add cancer-related fatigue...

August 15, 2017 / 2 min read


Miami Dolphins Team Physicians: A Day in...

With off-season training programs, Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and mini camps, National Football League athletes have to keep their bodies in top physical condition year-round....

July 24, 2017 / 2 min read


Treadmill or Running Outside: Which is Best?

Exercising outside can be a challenge in the middle of summer when outside temperatures peak. If you’re a runner, hitting the pavement in the heat...

July 20, 2017 / 3 min read