Tag: exercise

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”...

June 21, 2018

Here’s Why Exercise — Without Dieting —...

The benefits of regular exercise are many: a healthier heart, improved metabolism and weight management, along with stronger bones and...

May 16, 2018

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk, and...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing...

April 13, 2018

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018 (Part 2): Why...

Participants training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here is...

January 22, 2018

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018: Why They Run

Runners training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here are...

January 18, 2018

Staying on Track With Your Exercise Resolutions

If you are like most people, you’re looking toward the New Year and promising yourself you’ll be more active in...

January 2, 2018

Roundup: Florida Improves in Ranking of Healthiest...

Some states are significantly healthier than others, according to an updated ranking of how states are faring with a variety...

December 15, 2017

Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a...

October 27, 2017

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...

October 13, 2017

Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart? Possibly,...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A...

October 12, 2017

Recent Posts

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or one of the thousands of...

Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health:...

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

U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low,...

About 14 percent of U.S. adults said they were smokers last year — that’s down from 16 percent the year before and down from about...

This Small Change in Your Diet...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

Healthy Recipe: Coconut Pineapple Panna Cotta...

Panna cotta is a chilled Italian dessert traditionally made of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and served in a mold. Meaning “cooked cream” in Italian,...

Bursitis: How You Get It and...

It’s one of the most common overuse injuries, according to orthopedists and sports medicine experts – bursitis. What Is Bursitis? Simply put, it occurs when...

Stand Up for Your Health: How...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing...

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that the American Cancer Society (ACS)...