Fitness Information/Misc. Health News

January 15, 2019

Want to Live Longer? Just Sit a Bit Less Each Day

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Take a stand for a longer life. Researchers say even a few extra minutes off the sofa each day […]
December 20, 2018

That Gift of Exercise Might Go to Waste

THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You might think the perfect gift for someone you love is a gym membership or a subscription to a […]
November 20, 2018

Women as Tough as Men During Extreme Exertion

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women are no more likely than men to have health problems due to strenuous training and extreme physical exertion, […]
November 12, 2018

Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog […]
October 19, 2018

Try Small 'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise

FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching […]
October 5, 2018

Working Out When Under the Weather

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Every now and then you might not feel well enough to exercise and decide to skip a workout. But […]
September 12, 2018

Obesity Tops 35 Percent in 7 U.S. States: Report

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans continue to fatten up, with obesity rates topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals. That’s […]
September 5, 2018

Over 1.4 Billion of World's Adults Face Disease Because of Inactivity, WHO Says

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Couch potatoes, take note: Sedentary living has put more than one quarter of the world’s adults at risk for […]
August 29, 2018

AHA: It Takes More Than a Bribe to Get Some People to Exercise

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in […]
August 13, 2018

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new […]
July 4, 2018

How to Start Exercising When You're Out of Shape

WEDNESDAY, July 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though you may face challenges if you’re carrying excess weight or haven’t been active in a long time, you […]
July 2, 2018

Sitting Tied to Raised Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

MONDAY, July 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly. If you […]