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Exercise and Children: Better Brain Health, Less Obesity, Less Stress

Physically active young people can do better in school and improve their self-expression, self-confidence and social interaction compared wi...

More Vegetables and Fruit = Less Psychological Distress

Eating vegetables and fruit is associated with low psychological distress, according to a University of Sydney analysis of more than 60,000 ...

Death and Diet Dos and Don’ts

Nearly half of heart disease-related deaths are associated with eating or drinking certain foods, according to survey analyses reported in t...

Habit-Based Coaching: Finding the Right Cues to Reap Rewards

One of the most frustrating situations fitness professionals face is working with clients who give their all at the gym, only to throw away ...

New Treatment Guidelines for Chronic Lower-Back Pain

While some people with lower-back pain may doubt whether movement is the answer, new treatment guidelines from the American College of Physi...

Recipe for Health: Hazelnut & Bean Burger

There’s almost no food that can be as satisfying as a delicious burger—especially a plant-based version that puts people and planet front and center. And what’s a great burger withou...

Is There a Best Place to Wear a Heart Rate Monitor?

With heart rate monitors, where you place them may determine how accurate they are, according to data published in the Journal of the College of Cardiology (2017; 69 [11], 336).

Lab-Grown Meat? It May Be a More Compassionate Choice

If you love meat but hate the idea of killing farm animals or damaging the environment to raise them, then take heed: Scientists are developing potential alternatives. Several companies are working on...

Turn It Off: The Boob Tube–Obesity Connection

Adults who said they did not watch TV during family mealtimes were 37% less likely to be obese than adults who kept the TV on while eating a...

Pilates Breathing and the Core

Pilates breathing techniques not only provide training benefits during Pilates exercises, but also can be a beneficial practice when lifting...

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