Overdosing on Exercise
Exercise is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle. But for some people, it appears there is such thing as too much exercise.
Women Over 30 Should Stay Active for Their Hearts
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in high-income countries. It seems that the biggest risk factor for the condition may be a lifestyle habit that can be changed.
It's Not Too Late For Cardiovascular Fitness
Once you pass a certain age, maintaining a healthy level of cardiovascular fitness may start to feel like a lost cause. But that may not actually be the case, says a new study.
Leisure-Time Physical Activity for Healthy Hearts
Older adults now have another reason to add gardening or a leisurely evening walk into their daily routines.
For Diabetes Patients, Exercise Is a Life Saver
Heart disease and stroke are the main causes of death and disability in people with diabetes. Exercise, however, has proven to be a great way to lower that risk.
Diet and Exercise to Stave off Diabetes and Death
For people with chronic high blood sugar, exercise and a healthy diet could delay or prevent diabetes. New research shows those interventions could even save lives.
Easy Exercise to Prevent Stroke
There are many benefits to exercising regularly. Even moderate exercise like taking a walk or a slow jog may help save your life.
Preventing Disease with Exercise
Your health care provider may emphasize the importance of exercise, but exactly how important is physical activity for staying healthy?
Women Who Sat Less Lived Longer
Physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle, but one new study shows it may not be enough for postmenopausal women who have otherwise sedentary lifestyles.
Heart Disease and Stroke Remain Leading Health Threats
Heart disease and stroke remain two of the most dangerous health problems in America, according to a recent review of statistics and research.