Fitness


Top 5 Exercise Motivators for 2021

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...

January 4, 2021 / 3 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


World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the coronavirus pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the...

October 15, 2020 / 4 min read


Q&A: Athletes and Heart Complications from COVID-19

Even as professional and college sports make their return, researchers are learning more about the post-recovery impact of COVID-19 on the body. Of the virus’...

September 14, 2020 / 5 min read


After Cancer: Program Helps Survivors Move Forward

On a rainy Miami afternoon, Stephany Goyla and Carla Walker pull on their workout clothes and prepare to run through a series of bicep curls,...

June 5, 2020 / 4 min read


‘Spring Forward’ to Better Sleep Health

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returned officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. The “Spring forward” time of year means we lose an extra hour of sleep....

March 9, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Too Much Sitting & Heart Disease;...

Too Much Sitting Among Post-Menopausal Women Increases Heart Disease Risk, Researchers Say Sitting for too long on a regular basis was linked to higher levels...

February 21, 2020 / 5 min read