Research shows that being sedentary is bad for your physical and mental health, so staying active during this difficult time is important.
In a new study, higher daily step counts were associated with lower mortality risk from all causes.
Looking past the quick fix and fad diets to longer-term solutions will improve your chance of keeping the weight off and staying healthy all year round.
Ballfields and playfields are open for walking and other non-team activities.
Why can some people walk right by the snacks without stopping, or only go there when they’re hungry, while others can’t resist eating every time they see food?
People living in a 20-minute neighborhood can meet most of their everyday needs within a 20-minute walk, cycle or local public transport trip of their home.
Our emphasis on behavioral interventions has been disappointing. Society needs to find a way to talk about obesity and come up with ways to deal with it.
If you have to force yourself up off your couch to try to get in some physical activity, rest assured, you’re not the only one.
Physical inactivity is defined as not doing in any leisure-time physical activities over the last month – activities such as walking for exercise or gardening.
Your body mass index — or BMI — when you’re young does a better job predicting whether you will be obese later in life than your genes.
5 healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—in middle-age may increase years lived free of common chronic diseases.
Brisk walking, at a pace of at least a 20-minute mile, provides health benefits similar to running.
It’s not just how long you live, but how vibrant you remain later in life. Exercising both your body and brain can help you stay healthier longer.
How can you increase your willpower and fulfill your New Year’s resolutions? These strategies are based on research with 100s people with long-term goals.