The Health Benefits for Weekend Warriors
Cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions may still lower your risk of death, according to a new study.
How Walking Might Help Those on Dialysis
A home-based walking program could benefit patients on dialysis both physically and mentally, a new study found.
The Best Exercises for a Long Life
In general, exercise can boost heart health and help you live a long life, but some types of exercise may be better than others, a new study found.
Biking: For Fun, for Work, for Your Heart
Riding your bike regularly — whether it's for the wind in your face or to get to work — may help keep your heart healthy, two new studies found.
To Manage Diabetes, Take a Walk
Taking a brief walk after meals may help patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar more effectively, a new study found.
Sitting All Day? Set Aside an Hour
An hour of exercise each day may be enough to counter the ill health effects of sitting for eight hours or more, a new study found.
The Benefits of Exercise While Pregnant
For obese women, exercise during pregnancy could mean a lower risk of gestational diabetes, a new study found.
Pay Attention to Your Exercise Habits
Exercise may alleviate symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, a new study found.
Midlife Fit May Mean No Late-Life Stroke
For people in middle age, staying fit now could reduce stroke risk later in life, a new study found.
The Key to Cancer-Free
There's no sure way to prevent cancer, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can help a lot, a new study found.