Tag: exercise

Knowing Your Sweat Rate Can Help You...

The thousands of long-distance runners who have trained for months for this weekend's ING marathon and half-marathon know how important...

July 23, 2021

Is Intense Exercise a Good Fit for...

But overdoing these exercises, or doing them wrong, can lead to injury and even more serious, though rare, debilitating or...

July 6, 2021

4 Tips for Finding the Ideal Exercise...

Physical activity. Exercise. Fitness. Recognizing the relationship these words have with each other and with our overall health can result...

December 31, 2019

Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles”...

October 11, 2019

What is N.E.AT.? And Why It’s Important...

One study after another confirms the many benefits of regular exercise in managing or preventing serious chronic conditions, including heart...

September 30, 2019

Here’s Why the Time of Day Matters...

Do you go for a jog first thing in the morning, or do you hit the gym after work or...

April 29, 2019

Exercise vs. Meds: Are They Equally Effective...

Regular exercise can have an empowering effect on one’s health — and even lower blood pressure and reduce visceral body...

April 3, 2019

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,...

February 13, 2019

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults...

February 7, 2019

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...

December 28, 2018

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