The Prescription You Can Fill With Exercise

I recently came across a program started in Ohio called Walk with a Doc. It was founded by a cardiologist who invited his patients to go on a walk with him at a local park. The doctor did this, because he was not seeing the behavioral changes that he wanted to see in his patients in a clinical setting.

How Fit Are You, Really? This Test Can Help You Find Out

We are quickly approaching the new year. So, many of us may be trying to schedule last-minute doctor’s appointments in order to get a routine physical, hoping we can enter 2019 with a clean bill of health.

Resistance or Endurance? Learn Which Workout Keeps You Younger

There is credible evidence to suggest that endurance exercise (for example, running for a long time) may have significant anti-aging benefits - perhaps even more than resistance exercise (such as lifting weights).

This Won’t Sit Well With You, But You’ve Really Got to Get Off Your Butt

It’s no longer news that sitting too much has been linked to a variety of health problems including obesity, fatty liver disease, diabetes, cardiovascular problems and even premature death.

Think Getting 10k Steps is Enough? Walking Speed Matters Too

Maybe it’s because I’m tall or I’ve always been an active person, but I naturally walk at a pretty fast pace. And I usually find myself getting impatient when I’m walking in a crowded place and someone in front of me is walking slowly. I even get slightly annoyed when I can’t get around them.

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? Well, It Depends

The National Health Service (NHS) reports that some research has shown that stretching before exercise makes your muscles weaker and slower, even though you might feel more loosened up.

The Health Routine That Makes Ruth Bader Ginsburg One Incredible Supreme Court Justice

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Ruth shows no signs of slowing down. RBG is a ruthless advocate for regular exercise and healthy eating, keeping her strong and focused.

The Workout That Almost Ended This Boy’s Life

We often equate success with exceeding our limits, pushing ourselves to the extreme no matter how painful it may be. This is especially true when it comes to working out. You may have even heard your trainer say: “No pain, no gain!”

Reverse Aging By Doing This To Prevent Stiff Arteries

As you age, stiffening of the joints is not the only thing you have to worry about. You also have to be concerned about stiffening of the arteries.

How to Run Away from Addiction (Literally)

Probably one of the biggest misconceptions about addiction is that it is not really a disease. Some prefer to refer to it as just a loss of self control.

Want to Have Peace of Mind? Get Moving!

Want to know your risk for dementia? It may be related to your fitness level.

Avoid Falls From Age Related Muscle Loss!

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who was a trailblazer as the first female chair of the House Rules Committee, died today. She died just one week after falling in her D.C. home.

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