Study: Recreational Running May Be Good for Your Hips and Knees

In a recent study, recreational running was shown to help osteoarthritis of the knees and hips, adding to the many health benefits of this aerobic activity.


Tai Chi Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Beat Insomnia, Depression

Tai chi is comparable to cognitive behavioral therapy for treating breast cancer survivors for insomnia and depression, a study shows.


2 Simple Things Can Cut a Woman’s Risk of Needing a C-Section

The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.


Study of 700,000 People in 46 Countries Shows How Lazy America Is

The United States, already one of the most obese countries in the world, is also one of the laziest, according to a recent study.


Too Many Americans are Obese, and it’s Rubbing off on Their Pets

Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.


Surprising: Exercise may Actually Improve Eyesight

Research has found that low-intensity exercise helps activate the visual cortex, which may in turn actually help improve your vision.


Walking Beats Caffeine for Temporarily Boosting Energy

In a recent study, walking up and down stairs at a low-intensity pace did more to make participants temporarily more alert than caffeine did.


These Fun and Simple Activities can Delay Death, Study Shows

Research suggests that exercise can reduce your risk of cardiovascular death (heart disease or stroke) by 28%. Time to swim, do aerobics, and play racquetball!


Tips for a Safe and Exhilarating Fall Hike

Fall is a great time of year to hit the hiking trails. Be well prepared so that you can stay safe while enjoying all the beauty that the season has to offer


Drink Alcohol? This Might Cut Your Risk of Alcohol-Related Early Death

A new study links exercise with a lower risk of dying early from alcohol-related cancer and other health problems. Cool, right?


Finland: This is How Much Exercise Kids Need

The Finnish government has recently introduced physical fitness guidelines, stating that children need at least 3 hours of exercise per day.


Muscle Confusion Remains Popular, But is Argued to be a Myth

Some experts purport that muscle confusion, an exercise technique used to stimulate muscle growth, does not actually work.


Exercise in Old Age Essential for Reducing Disability, Regaining Independence

A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.


Here’s How to Undo the Damage Caused by Sitting All Day

If you spend a lot of time sitting, exercise a couple of days a week won’t cut it. To protect your heart, you need to sit less and more more every day.


Man Drops an ASTONISHING 300 Pounds by Walking to Walmart

When Pasquale “Pat” Rocco found out he was on the edge of death, he lost over 300 pounds. He saved his own life and became a role model for his son.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Boost Your Memory by Doing This Soon After Studying

Exercise has long been associated with good brain health, but a new study shows that working out shortly after studying may help you retain memories.