The emerging message of exercise studies seems to be: the benefits of physical activity vary with how much you do. This article discusses several studies and what the results may mean to anyone interested in getting into shape.
This may be the first generation of kids who do not outlive their parents because of health problems related to childhood obesity. But parents can take action now to help prevent the early onset of these diseases.
Exercise, dietary changes and medication have long been the cornerstones of managing type 2 diabetes. But few studies examine how exercise actually benefits these patients. Until Now..
The Nielsen Media Research report from Fall 2006 shows that the average American spends 4 hours and 35 minutes watching television per day. So the average viewer is watching 40 minutes of commercials a day or more than four-and-a-half hours weekly.
Even former athletes are at greater risk for heart disease, cancer and other maladies if they no longer get 30 minutes of moderate exercise five or more days per week. Here are some fitness tips for football fans who can't turn away from the gridiron action.
We are surrounded by messages about the importance of physical activity. So why do so many of us have such trouble starting or sticking with a plan to be more active?
Pilates continues to grow in popularity because it can be an excellent exercise program for adults of any age. If your doctor gives you the green light, a regular Pilates workout can slowly strengthen your most important muscles without pain and sweating
Parents have a great opportunity to harness the natural energy children have and instill lifelong habits that will keep them active as they grow older. Regular exercise is as important for children as it is for adults because the problem of overweight affects both groups.