Exercise increases your brain’s plasticity, or connections between cells. It also releases a chemical called brain-derived neurotrophic factor. This chemical helps new brain cells develop and thrive.
I was asked a very interesting question last week during the heat wave. What do you recommend for exercise in temperatures like this? My suggestion stay indoors and be creative. You can make gains in fitness, strength, and flexibility right in the comfort of your own home.
Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
There are few things more important than regular stretching.
Over 14 weeks, the 10K Runner app will guide you in 3 runs per week, to a point where you can finish a 10K.
Harvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.
Encourage your kids to go outside and play. Free play is as important and maybe even more important than team activities.
Do you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.
According to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.
While the name of the Fit in Minutes app may be misleading, it’s at least a step in the right direction.
If you’re looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.
This Runtastic app uses your phone’s camera to monitor your heart rate.
Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”
Digging. Planting. Pruning. Weeding. Raking. Sweeping. If you want to tone-up for swimsuit season, do some work out in the garden.
Exercise is one of the best stress busters out there. But, there are also other behaviors you can moderate to make a difference.