Fitting Balance into Your Fitness Plan
It’s common to be less steady on your feet as you get older. That’s why experts recommend that older adults include balance-boosting activities in their fitness routine several days per week. Here are some options to consider.
Does E-Biking Count as Exercise?
One research review crunched the numbers from 12 studies and found e-biking boosted heart rate, energy usage, and power output more than walking.
The Best Fitness Habits to Slow Aging
Whether you’re in your 20s or your 60s, one thing is true when it comes to aging: you can’t stop it. But being physically active is one of the best ways to stay healthier and potentially add years to your life.
Get Your Z’s to Control Your COPD
How you slept last night affects more than your mood or the dark circles under your eyes. If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), your snoozing status may reveal a lot about your risk for a flare-up.
Men Aren’t as Healthy as They Think
If you’re like most men—two-thirds, to be exact—you think you’re healthier than the average guy. That’s according to a new national survey of about 900 men.
Exercise Mistakes That Keep You from Losing Weight
You’re committed to losing weight and, to help reach that goal, you’re being more physically active. Yet the number on the scale isn’t budging. Why? Here are four common exercise errors that could be stalling your weight-loss efforts.
How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
It’s hard to have a productive day after a bad night’s sleep. Yet it’s estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans have chronic sleep problems. And one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis.
What You Can Do to Prevent Falls
Although people of any age can be injured by a fall, older adults are at increased risk of falling and are more likely to suffer serious, potentially fatal consequences.
Are You Exercising Hard Enough?
What do heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and depression have in common? Regular exercise can help reduce your risk of developing these—and many other—health problems.