Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
A good rehab program can help people make dramatic improvements if started at the earliest and safest possible time.
Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.
Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.
In addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.
The more time men spend sitting at a desk, the greater the risk of being overweight or obese.
It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.
Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.
Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.
Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.
FirStar is a bit different than other fitness apps in that it creates customized routines for you – and has NFL star Tony Gonzalez lead you through those exercises.
In the recently released United States Report Card on Physical Activity For Children & Youth, our kids received a near-failing grade.
Jill Stevens Fitness Instructor at the Audubon YMCA, showed Ukee Washington how much fun Hoola Hoop and Core Class for Families is at the Y.
While we want kids to exercise, some types of exercise are riskier than others. Bouncing on a trampoline is high on the list.
For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.