Exercise

While it's true that you can't out-exercise a bad diet, that doesn't mean exercise doesn't help. A new study explored the effects of high-intensity exercise on your lipid profile.
Hold onto your hats. This is the year I challenge you to exercise less. I know you think I’m either joking or crazy, but I’m (hopefully) neither. Allow me to explain.
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
Studies have linked cancer growth to the hormonal effects of exercise. But what happens when you expose prostate cancer cells to complete post-exercise blood samples, and not just isolated hormones?
My wife is worried that exercise - especially training with weights - will interfere with breastfeeding. Will exercise decrease her milk supply?
"Ignite! Enrichment Through Exercise," by Chris Cooper and Tyler Belanger, presents an innovative approach to learning, based in physical activity and regular movement.
Getting stronger and fitter isn't just about training. If you're a fitness geek, don't miss these books we've read and reviewed!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. The popular topics this week include overtraining, Olympic lifting, parenting, and more!
Imagine you could not only train your body through exercise, but also your inner ear. New research shows simple exercises, as opposed to costly medicine, could mean relief for chronic dizziness.
Is your effort to be 100% "healthy" actually MORE unhealthy for you in the long run? Find out why being more relaxed and shunning a little "health" can actually be better for you.
Many people overlook the concept of actively treating their brain like a vital organ or muscle when in fact it’s one of the most important ones we have. Here are 4 easy tips for a healthy brain!
These things may or may not be considered dumb - but if you aren't living the lifestyle of a professional athlete, you should avoid them!
I know I’ve started the workout lifestyle a billion times, but it wasn’t until I learned a couple small lessons and made a couple small changes that I found my butt in the gym more often than not.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave recently you’ve probably heard of the concept of “Paleo” or “primal” fitness. So, um... how do I actually do this primal fitness thing?
The overhead squat is the hardest of the squats. It will expose any faults you have in your form. In this video coach Traver Boehm goes over the basics to get started.
The squat is the most fundamental movement in CrossFit as well as Olympic lifting.  Here's a quick video outlining proper squat form.
Our modern society is plagued with diseases like heart disease and diabetes. Katy Bowman believes some of these maladies are rooted in excessive sitting and improper movement patterns.