Nordic walking - walking with poles - burns more calories than ordinary walking of the same intensity.
The popularity of CrossFit workouts prompted the American Council on Exercise to commission a study to evaluate its effectiveness. Here are the results.
Developing any habit starts with a routine, and exercise is no exception. The trick is making exercise a habit that is hard to break.
If the internet can be used to motivate people to exercise, what is its best role?
You see them on wrists everywhere - restaurants, the office, the gym. Fitness trackers are now de rigeur among the fitness conscious.
Women who lift weights twice a week can prevent --or at least slow down - middle-age spread and weight gain, a study suggests.
Having a hard time with postpartum weight loss -- but aren't really sure why those post-baby pounds are so tough to get rid of?
If you want to track your weight, count your steps or your calories, you can find an app to help. But how you choose the one that's right for you?
People who have just started a program might see big changes right away – such as losing weight – and then come the fitness plateaus.
Activity trackers can provide a good overall estimate of calories burned - but these wearable devices are less accurate when measuring certain activities.
A lot of people who want to lose weight but are stuck. They start, and then fail, and then feel bad about it. The secret lies in leveling up.
You did it - you participated in a couch to 5K! But now that the event is done, are you motivated to continue your exercise program?
It can be nearly impossible to get into the exercise habit. But if you turn workouts into play, it's a whole lot easier to fit in fitness!
Your dog can be very helpful as a fitness buddy throughout your pregnancy, which means good things for the both of you.
If your knees are creaking, tender, stiff or painful when you run or exercise, does that signal a problem? A physician has some insight for you.
As little as 20 minutes of moderate exercise three times per week during pregnancy has been found to enhance a newborn baby's brain development.
Physical exercise has long been known to have many beneficial effects on health, including protection from stress-induced depression.
Did you know that exercise is key to good sleep? For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help them get better rest every night.