Wellness programs failed to make a difference in health measures, such as improved blood sugar, blood pressure or how much employers spent on health care.
Whether you’re a newbie or a pro, a good pair of shoes can protect your feet and keep you running.
Resting heart rate changes with age, with lower rates indicative of better cardiovascular fitness.
Breakfast, we are told, is the most important meal of the day. But what if the benefits of breakfast are just another diet myth?
Determining an optimal heart rate for exercise depends on your exercise goal, age, and current fitness level.
These four foods are a good place to start for losing weight.
New research suggests that doing lots of light-intensity physical activities reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Kaiser Health News interviewed three other prominent experts on aging and health about how seniors can find the will to adopt healthier habits.
Aging bodies process protein less efficiently and need more to maintain muscle mass and strength, bone health and other physiological functions.
Only 20% wore helmets in the study, while more than 90% of cyclists wore helmets while riding their own bikes.
In recent years an “athletic ideal” – characterized by muscle tone and power – has emerged as an alternative conception of beauty.
Eating well and exercising before surgery can improve surgical outcomes even among patients who have extremely serious procedures.
Although strength and conditioning is important, cardiovascular fitness is also important – as many injuries occur as a result of fatigue.
The health benefits of exercise have been proven over and over again. If it was a pill, exercise would be a trillion-dollar money-maker prescribed to everyone.
Many “healthy” foods and drinks contain hidden fats, sugars or salt, each of which will curb your weight loss efforts.