Fitness


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


Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back pain to the list. Simple...

June 23, 2017 / 3 min read


Running for the Health of It

In addition to being positive for overall health, leisurely running can be good for hips and knees. People who run recreationally have a lower chance...

June 7, 2017 / 2 min read


Seniors Get Moving at Dadeland Mall (VIDEO)

The Dadeland Walkers group has been meeting at the mall before it opens to exercise for the last 15 years.

May 9, 2017 / 1 min read