As you get older, your risk for type 2 diabetes increases. You're also at higher risk if you have a family history of diabetes. But you're never too old to lower your diabetes risk.
Researchers say people should establish new traditions to increase happiness and avoid wintertime woes. Instead of resolving to make drastic new year changes, establish healthy traditions for the winter months.
There are good reasons why walking is America's favorite workout: It doesn't require a gym membership; it is more fun than riding a stationary bike; and it's more convenient than going to a public swimming pool.
The usual excuse of lack of time for not doing enough exercise is blown away by new research. Astonishingly, it is possible to get more by doing less!
Exercise should be an integral part of the treatment plan for all persons with diabetes. Exercise helps all persons with diabetes control weight, improve insulin sensitivity, bring about a healthier mental outlook, and reduce cardiovascular risk factors.
Science has confirmed the role that excess body fat plays in health problems like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. But conventional wisdom has always associated an increased risk for these diseases with overweight and obesity -- until now.
While the term "strength training" may elicit images of a Speedo-clad Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilders encompass only a fraction of strength-training enthusiasts. In fact, from marathoners to moms, everyone can benefit from increasing their muscle mass.
Style... brand... price? What do you shop for in athletic shoes? Experts say at the 'sole' of many women's aches and pains is bad footwear.