A statement issued by the American College of Sports Medicine notes key challenges related to sports and mental health.
Physical activity sets children up for a healthier life. And here’s yet another reason to encourage fitness related to inflammation in kids.
Is there a positive relationship between Parkinson’s disease and exercise? Yes! And personal trainers can make a real difference.
Research finds that people with hearing loss have significantly poorer physical function over time compared with those with good hearing.
While HIIT is popular, there are some controversies surrounding it. This column looks at HIIT research to bring some clarity.
More than ever, creating inclusivity is vital to the fitness industry. And, even more importantly, it’s vital to the people we want to help.
Think it of this way: More than 70% of Americans don’t exercise enough to obtain a health benefit (Laskowski 2012). Why is this percentage so high when it’s well-known that even a small amount of physical activity can improve and even prevent some chronic diseases?
Regular stretching for hypertension may be more effective than brisk walking in those with high-normal blood pressure, according to research.
We know that everyone can experience the benefits of exercise, but it has remained unclear why different people may respond to the same exercise program in different ways. The mechanistic links between physical fitness and…
If young adults want to prevent hypertension later in life, they may need to do more moderate activity every week, according to a study.
Regular exercise helps inflammation as an effective protector and treatment against chronic diseases associated with low-grade inflammation.
New findings suggest that training cancer patients with both high-intensity and low- to moderate-intensity exercise is beneficial.
Health assessments that aggregate all Asian-American data mask differences across Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) ethnic groups.
Young men with the lowest fitness levels had a 35% higher risk of developing psoriasis than those with the highest fitness levels.
Findings from the Black Women’s Health Study show that African American women have a life expectancy 2.7 years shorter than Caucasian American women.
A study related to treatment for people with fatty liver disease highlights an opportunity training those with “medical fitness” conditions.
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society increase recommended physical activity levels and endorse primarily plant-based whole foods.
New research findings suggest that prenatal exercise may lower a woman’s risk of developing high blood pressure when pregnant.
In an industry that strives to help people improve health and fitness, there is still a significant amount of judgment and stigma toward people with obesity.
New research shows that improving cardiovascular fitness may benefit areas of the brain that are adversely affected by Alzheimer’s disease progression.
Tai chi has proved to be a safe, effective and enjoyable training method for overall health improvement among adults with numerous chronic conditions.