Misc. Fitness Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/14/2016
School-Based 'Overweight Warnings' May Not Keep Girls Slim

NYC study found no effect for students at or near the cutoff for being overweight

3/7/2016
Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

3/1/2016
Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds

Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

2/29/2016
Physically Fit May Bounce Back Better After Heart Attack

Survivors who had exercised regularly beforehand were less prone to depression afterwards, study finds

1/18/2016
Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank You

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

12/21/2015
Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature Death

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

12/9/2015
Moms-to-Be Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in Sons

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

11/30/2015
Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

11/28/2015
Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

11/26/2015
11/20/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, speak with your doctor

11/19/2015
11/12/2015
Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

11/12/2015
10/26/2015
Health Tip: Preventing Sprains and Strains

Warming up and drinking water can help

10/13/2015
For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

10/5/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

9/21/2015
Health Tip: Find Time to Stretch

Include it in a busy schedule

9/4/2015
Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows

But mental and physical health is declining at the same time

8/24/2015
Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

8/18/2015
Health Tip: Kick Off Your Exercise Program

Start with doctor's approval and a plan

8/14/2015
Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

8/14/2015
Health Tip: Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather

Drink lots of water, and dress for it

7/16/2015
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine

It will be more fun and make for a better workout