fitness

German researchers used piglets to analyze the effects of zinc deficiency and found that a lack of zinc affected the piglets' heart muscles.
Research-based exercise interventions improve health-related quality of life (HRQL) and mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease.
A heart attack may be inevitable for some people, but researchers found that those who exercise had a better shot at surviving.
So which is it? Should you eat before training? If so, how much, and how close to working out?
Of course, the purists mocked people who exercised using a video game. To them, there was no reason to engage in physical activity in front of your TV when you could go to the gym.
It's vital that we pay attention to waist circumference rather than the numbers on a scale.
Research shows that higher leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) level promotes cartilage health in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis (OA)
After just a two-week training period, the glucose uptake in thigh muscles returned to a normal level.
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.