Better Body Composition Seen in Active Commuters
Over one-third of adults in the United Sates are obese, and many other nations struggle with obesity. One weight-loss strategy may come from something most people do every day — the daily commute.
Staying Fit to Stay Sharp
Being obese in middle age can cause immediate health problems. But it may also affect brain health in the decades to come.
Exercise May Prevent Dangerous Irregular Heartbeats
An out-of-sync heartbeat can have dangerous health consequences. But exercise may offer a prevention method.
Too Much Exercise May Be a Bad Thing
Cardiovascular exercise like running or walking has a number of health benefits. But too much exercise may be unhealthy, especially after a heart attack.
More Physical Activity, Less Sitting Helped Fight Obesity
Obesity is a serious condition that can easily develop in adults if they do not lead healthy lives. New research suggests adults should try for a combination of healthy behaviors in order to combat obesity later in life.
Healthy Living Counteracted Genetic Aging From Stress
Many people coping with stressful life situations like the loss of a loved one can forget to take care of themselves. But healthy eating, regular exercise and a good night’s sleep may be key to offsetting the physical toll stress can take.
Heat Stroke May Be Bigger Threat Than Heart Attack for Runners
Many long-distance runners are at risk of death from heart problems during races. But athletes and doctors may need to turn their attention to another risk factor.
Running for Life
With so many options for exercise, it can be tough to choose one that will fit into your schedule and provide the maximum health benefits. Taking up running might be one of your best bets.
Exercise May Enhance Attention Span in Young Adults
Research has shown that exercise can improve health and raise mood, but the benefits might not stop there. New research suggests exercise may improve attention span.
Sleep May Be Key to Health With PTSD
Mental health and physical health tend to be a two-way street — each can affect the other. Having PTSD can affect both, but recent research suggests some of the physical harms associated with PTSD may be the fault of another culprit.