Misc. Fitness Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/3/2017
6/20/2017
Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

6/7/2017
Rate Your Fitness

Do Americans consider themselves in shape?

5/29/2017
5/25/2017
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

You'll thank yourself later

5/24/2017
Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale

Suggestions to keep it fresh and effective

5/15/2017
5/2/2017
Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise

See if your workout makes the grade

4/24/2017
4/19/2017
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout

Split it into these three stages

4/17/2017
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

4/10/2017
Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker

Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

4/5/2017
Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

3/28/2017
Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

2/17/2017
Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles

People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

2/8/2017
Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

1/28/2017
Ways to Stay Active in Winter

Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say

1/19/2017
1/18/2017
Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

1/18/2017
1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

12/30/2016
Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

12/21/2016
Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

Make sure you're getting all benefits

12/1/2016
Health Tip: Using a Fitness Tracker

Making the most of your device

11/18/2016
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths

Setting the record straight

11/17/2016
Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine

Changes help keep it fresh

10/12/2016
Fitbit, Other Heart Rate Wristbands Often Inaccurate: Study

In test of 4 models, 2 provided 'suboptimal' readings during exercise; none as accurate as chest strap

10/6/2016
Health Tip: Stretch Before and After a Workout

Here's how to do it correctly

9/21/2016
Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

9/15/2016
Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

9/14/2016
Health Tip: Dress for Workout Success

The right clothes make exercise more comfortable

9/12/2016
Health Tip: Don't Skip Flexibility Exercises

They're important for mind and body

8/24/2016
8/16/2016
8/9/2016
Health Tip: Exercising in the Heat

Take steps to keep cooler

7/22/2016
7/18/2016
Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/10/2016
Exercise and Stroke Risk

Being physically fit in your 40s helps prevent stroke later in life, study finds.

6/9/2016
Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

6/8/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Summer

Suggested activities for warmer weather

6/1/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Fitness

Exercise at home or between tasks

5/18/2016
Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them?

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

4/29/2016
Strength Training for Health

Strength training lowers the odds of death from any cause, new study finds.

4/11/2016
Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart

Activity helps protect against heart disease

4/6/2016
Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

3/25/2016
Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

3/23/2016
Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

3/18/2016
Many Men Have Body Image Issues, Too

Study finds appearance, weight, muscle tone often affect how guys feel about themselves