7-Minute Workout: Fact vs. Fiction
May 23, 2013, Bahar Gholipour, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
The 7-minute workout may seem great, but does it really work? Experts explain.
More US Adults Getting Some Exercise
May 21, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
The percentage of U.S. adults who are inactive has declined in recent years.
Searching For Male Fountain of Youth? Go Exercise
May 10, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
"Male rejuvenation" therapies are not backed up by science.
Pets May Curb Heart Disease Risk, Doctors Say
May 09, 2013, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
People who own pets, especially dogs, may have a lower risk of heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.
Which US States Meet Exercise Guidelines?
May 02, 2013, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
The U.S. state with the highest percentage of people meeting exercise guidelines is Colorado, according to a new report.
Which State Has the Biggest Percentage of People Exercising?
May 02, 2013, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
How many people in your state say they are meeting recommendations about exercising?
Is That Burger Really Worth 3 Hours at the Gym?
May 01, 2013, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Instead of the calorie counts, food was labeled with exactly how many miles you would have to walk to work that item off?
Fainting May Be Genetic, Study Suggests
April 15, 2013, Charles Q. Choi, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Fainting may have a genetic origin, a new study finds.
Unhealthy Trade-Off: Making Dinner Eats Into Gym Time
April 12, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
We're all crunched for time. Do we sacrifice getting in a workout at the expense of making a healthy dinner?
To Fight Hunger, Try Jumping Up and Down
April 09, 2013, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
Exercise that involves moving your body vertically might suppress hunger more than other types of exercise, a new study suggests.
Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits
April 04, 2013, Catherine Winters, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Walkers and runners in a new study saw similar gains in heart health, as long as they covered the same distance.
Even Light Exercise May Improve Thinking in Older Adults
April 01, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Even light exercise and mental stimulation may improve cognitive function in older adults.
Swimming Injuries Increase for Children
March 26, 2013, Linda Thrasybule, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
The rate of injuries related to swimming has risen 30 percent over the last two decades, researchers say.
3 Tips for Enjoying Your Workout More
March 20, 2013, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
We've all been there: You exercise because you want to feel and look better, but you feel miserable while you're working out.
Inadequate Sleep May Make You Eat More
March 11, 2013, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
Getting too little sleep during the workweek may lead to weight gain, according to a new study.
Brisk Walking Helps Stroke Survivors
March 07, 2013, Catherine Winters, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Regular walking improves quality of life in people who have suffered a stroke.
People Who Exercise Get Better Sleep, Poll Finds
March 04, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
People who exercise sleep better than people who don't, according to results for a new poll.
Weight, Lack of Exercise Raise Risk of Colorectal Cancer
February 26, 2013, Catherine Winters, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Getting more exercise will lower BMI and the risk for a type of colorectal cancer.
3 Ways to Keep Yoga Risk-Free
February 20, 2013, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Yoga has many health benefits but if performed incorrectly, it can cause injury.
Hurricane Sandy Dealt Blow to Healthy Habits
February 08, 2013, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Natural disasters can make it harder for people to practice healthy habits.
4 Easy Ways to Stay Active
February 06, 2013, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
How to stay active when you don't feel like it.
Tai Chi May Reduce Falls in Stroke Survivors
February 06, 2013, Cari Nierenberg, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Stroke survivors who practice tai chi have fewer falls.
Midlife Fitness May Lower Dementia Risk
February 04, 2013, Lindsey Konkel, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
A fit body in midlife may keep the mind sharp down the road.
Short Bouts of Exercise Benefit Health, Too
January 30, 2013, Catherine Winters, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Exercising in 10-minute bouts is as good for health as longer ones.
How Emotions Can Sabotage Exercise
January 22, 2013, Cari Nierenberg, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Being too happy or too sad can derail exercise plans.