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While sitting may not seem harmful, a sedentary lifestyle may raise the risk of heart disease and premature death. Inactivity may also increase the chances of heart failure in men.
Getting enough physical activity each day is an important component to an overall healthy lifestyle. The earlier kids learn this habit, the more likely they will keep it up.
Spotify teamed up with a doctor to see which popular songs are best for breaking a sweat.
Obesity is usually measured using a 200-year-old formula, but now high-tech body scans at UC Berkeley help keep Cal athletes lean and mean.
Two studies link a sedentary lifestyle to chronic illnesses and higher mortality but also emphasize the health benefits of staying on your feet as much as possible.
Although much attention has focused on concussions in high school sports, shoulder injuries are common as well. And these injuries may vary by sport.
The risks of smoking are well established, but that doesn't mean it's easier to quit the habit. Yet, more Americans are skipping the smokes these days.
Exercise can improve function and quality of life for people living with the most chronic diseases. New research suggests that people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) are among those who benefit from exercise.
Being physically fit is good for your health, but simply limiting time sitting down might also be important, according to the authors of a new study.
While some studies have shown that diabetes patients who are overweight may have a lower risk of dying (known as the “obesity paradox”), being bigger may not tip the scales in your favor.