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A Good Diet Could Make It Easier to Get Fit
A healthy diet is good for cardiovascular health. It might also make it easier for you to get fit, thanks to the metabolites it produces.
Blueberries Can Help You Burn Body Fat
The antioxidants in blueberries are more than just good for your heart and brain. They appear to accelerate fat-burning during exercise.
To Prevent Frailty, Try Yoga
Yoga can improve seniors' walking speed, balance problems, leg strength and endurance -- the signs of frailty that often come with aging.
Reversing Childhood Obesity -- After School
Rates of obesity and overweight among students fell over five years after Slovenian schools implemented after-school exercise programs.
A Fast Route to Cardiovascular Health
A vigorous walk of 7 minutes or so does more for your heart than a leisurely stroll for twice as long. To know what's enough, try singing.
Pick Up the Pace
Walking 10,000 steps a day is good for your heart and general longevity. And there's something even better — going a little faster.
Your Genes Won't Save You
Being active -- it doesn't take much -- is truly the fountain of youth. Even good genes can't overcome the ill-effects of being sedentary.
A Win for Weekend Warriors
If you tend to get your exercise in an intense burst over the weekend rather than in multiple sessions throughout the week, take heart.
Fit Kids Grow Up to be Sharper Adults
Healthy habits in childhood lay the foundation for cognitive function in middle age. Get your kids moving now.
Junk Food Undermines Kids' Fitness
Kids who eat a lot of ultraprocessed foods -- such as chips, fries and processed meats -- lose out on more than nutrition.
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