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.
It's that time of year when sensational sweets and tempting treats surround you. Here's how you can survive the holidays without gaining weight.
Self-discipline means learning to get good at discomfort, to stick to something, and to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.
Hoping to lose weight? Exercise by itself isn't always enough to take off those extra pounds. Now, research helps to explain why.
A comparison of two different fitness routines shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain in seniors -- but only dancing gives rise to a measurable difference in behavior.
Here, a doctor she shares her personal reflections of the journey up Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and what helped her achieve success.
When time is tight at both work and home, take advantage of breaks built into your work day to fit in a little movement. Here are a few ways you can do just that.
A cheap or poorly-designed swimsuit can make you look bigger or older than you really are. Here's how to choose fashionable swimwear that fits and flatters.
Find out about ISR's Self-Rescue swimming lessons - a method that teaches young kids how survive in the water, and how to get themselves to safety.
Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth.
The mind is a wonderful thing... but also constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many life changes.
When you're out before sunrise or after sunset, take extra precautions to stay safe when exercising outdoors at night.
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
Developing any habit starts with a routine, and exercise is no exception. The trick is making exercise a habit that is hard to break.
Many people have found the benefits of yoga for bipolar disorder, some saying that yoga had been 'significantly life-changing.'
Though exercise is one of our most basic needs, too often, we move the least amount possible. To help, here are a few ways you can get a workout at work!
When it comes to exercise for abs, how do fitness machines and products measure up to the traditional crunch for giving you an abdominal workout?
If the internet can be used to motivate people to exercise, what is its best role?
Exercise with your dog! The fitness needs of these ten active dog breeds would keep any owner in shape.
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.
The kind of pelvic girdle pain that's so common during pregnancy may be able to be avoided if you start off right before you conceive.
Looking for a simple way to burn more calories while walking? It could be as easy as changing up your pace.