fitness

It's incredible how little you have to do to make a change in your levels of fitness so, why do people still have problems?
Couch potatoes get more out of high-intensity workouts because they stick with it longer. Enjoyment plays a big part.
The "Oprah of Health" doesn't seem to be stoppable - she just gets to distribute her kooky health ideas to millions more people in lots of new ways.
The impact of even small changes in weight on your health shouldn't be dismissed.
They say champion athletes don't always make good coaches, but Kristan Clever has a passion to prove you wrong.
Men do have an easier time packing on muscle, and their metabolisms tend to run faster but women may be better at rocking an intense workout.
Scientists found that after performing two maximal sprints, each additional sprint in a training session reduced the overall improvement in fitness by around 5% on average.
Studies have shown that even a minor increase in brown fat (even just 50 grams) could lead to a significant amount of weight loss: as much as 10-20 pounds in just one year.
Gym etiquette is clear: Get off your cell phone, dingus. People who spend time on their cell phones never get a truly effective workout. Don't believe that? You can't argue with science.
You can improve cardiovascular endurance by resistance training, but you won't increase muscular strength by doing more cardio.
Die-hard gym rats, fitness buffs, and professional athletes can still learn a thing or two from diet methodologies.
We've all seen those funny images of guys and girls with huge upper bodies and scrawny legs, and we all know that skipping leg day can lead to serious musculature imbalances. But did you know...
Birthing balls are the latest trend sweeping the pregnant mother's fitness world. One study wanted to find out what happened when mothers spent more time training with or using the birthing ball.
For many of us, there is simply no time during the work week to hit the gym...But don't let that discourage you...Being a weekend warrior, someone who works out mostly on the weekends is almost...
A new method to determine the outcome of lower back pain is 83% accurate at predicting absenteeism rates.
When you think of a good workout, no doubt you picture yourself covered in sweat, muscles aching, lungs burning, and pushing yourself to your limits...it's not the only way to get healthy.
Since the FDA recommends finding alternative treatment and management methods to alleviate the muscular pain and stiffness caused by fibromyalgia isn't it worth giving yoga a try?