Fitness


Why ‘Sleeping In’ on Weekends is Not...

It’s that time of year again. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be “springing forward” and shifting our clocks ahead one hour and...

March 7, 2019 / 3 min read


How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

February 13, 2019 / 2 min read


Miami Marathon Profiles 2019: Inspired Runners

While runners complete their respective training programs, leading up to the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 27, we spoke with participants about...

January 21, 2019 / 6 min read


4 Tips for Finding the Ideal Exercise...

Physical activity. Exercise. Fitness. Recognizing the relationship these words have with each other, with each of us and with our overall health, can be the...

January 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as the obesity epidemic forges on,...

December 28, 2018 / 3 min read


The Power of Exercise in Reducing High...

Another report has found that regular exercise can benefit one’s health. This time the focus is on individuals who take medications for high blood pressure....

December 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75 Be...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have been active for most of...

December 13, 2018 / 3 min read


Pedal Power: 6 Cycling Safety Tips

Each year in Florida, some 25 million residents and tourists ride bicycles to beat traffic, burn calories, sightsee and share family time, according to the...

November 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Strength-Building vs. Cardio; No Honey for...

Strength Building Exercises Could Benefit Heart Health More than Aerobics, Study Finds While both aerobic activity and strength-building exercises are very beneficial to overall health,...

November 23, 2018 / 4 min read