Research Finds Dancing May Burn More Calories Than Cycling, Running Or SwimmingResearchers say 15 students between the ages of 24 to 38 participated in a series of dance classes and scientists measured their heart rate, distance covered, energy expended and psychological states.
Best Books For A New Year, New YouEach New Year brings an opportunity to create fresh goals. These titles can help you find inspiration and strength to persevere despite struggles and setbacks while you work towards your goals.
Exercise Has Cholesterol BenefitMany people believe that creeping cholesterol levels typically go hand-in-hand with aging. But it doesn’thave to be that way, especially if you exercise.
Woman Creates Series Of Workouts For The Visually ImpairedA visually impaired woman from Doylestown, frustrated at not being able to follow along with exercise videos, has created a series of workouts for the visually impaired.
Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy BehaviorsHarvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.
Exercise Reduces Symptoms Of DepressionA growing body of evidence suggests an increase in physical activity can help reduce symptoms such as depression and anxiety in both adolescents and adults.
Health Advantages To Taking Public TransitDo you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.
Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age SixAccording to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.
Fit In MinutesWhile the name of the Fit in Minutes app may be misleading, it's at least a step in the right direction.
Ask A Philly Expert: Top Healthy Smoothie RecipePhiladelphia-based emotional eating coach and weight-loss expert Jessica Procini shares her recipe for her favorite smoothie of all time.
Every Body Walk AppIf you're looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.
Exercise As You AgeAs you age, you can keep your metabolism high by strength-training twice a week and relieve stress and depression through exercise.