fitness

New research shows walking or jogging helps patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancer to cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy.
But the health problems begin long before you ever receive your diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, even in its early stages, can lead to a wide range of problems.
You don't have to be small and trim to reap the benefits of exercise. Exercise can decrease your cardiovascular risk even if you're in a higher-BMI category.
You know you think it's true: men are supposed to sweat, women glow. Science levels the playing field for the sexes.
While exercises such as swimming and cycling are beneficial to overall health, these activities do not strengthen the skeleton. For that you need to lift some weights.
HIIT workouts can lead to improvements at a cellular level that may end up holding back the effects of aging.
Ancient cultures across the globe have included fasting as a part of their spiritual or meditational practice for years. Science see the benefits.
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.