The United States, already one of the most obese countries in the world, is also one of the laziest, according to a recent study.
Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.
The rate of diabetes worldwide quadrupled between 1980 and 2014, and the WHO says things will get worse if we do not tackle the issues at hand.
Research has found that low-intensity exercise helps activate the visual cortex, which may in turn actually help improve your vision.
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!
A new study links exercise with a lower risk of dying early from alcohol-related cancer and other health problems. Cool, right?
Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.
The Finnish government has recently introduced physical fitness guidelines, stating that children need at least 3 hours of exercise per day.
The world’s first “artificial pancreas” has been approved by the FDA for people with Type 1 diabetes. Will life now be easier for diabetics?
Some experts purport that muscle confusion, an exercise technique used to stimulate muscle growth, does not actually work.
A new study shows how physical activity – especially walking – can help older adults recover from disability and regain their independence.
Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.
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.
New studies show that exercise is actually a great way for mother and baby to stay fit and keep the pregnancy as healthy as possible.
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.
A new study of more than 1 million people shows that physical exercise cuts your risk of 13 types of cancer. Time to get moving!
The UN requires that inmates in maximum security prisons get 1 hour of outdoor time, but some parents say they can’t even force their kids to play outside.