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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.
Walk Away from the Blues
It may not surprise you to learn that exercise can lift depression. What may shock you is how little activity it takes to improve your mood.
Exercising While Pregnant
No, that's not a warning; it's a very good thing. Exercise leads to the production of a protein that cuts kids' risk of type 2 diabetes.
Everyday Activities Help the Heart
Movements we make every day, walking from room to room, dressing, cleaning, not only count as exercise, they protect against heart disease.
Do Activity Trackers Actually Help?
The feedback activity trackers offer on the number of steps you've taken and other measures can make a difference in how much you move.
Give Your Brain a Shot of Exercise
A study of seniors who agreed to brain biopsies after death shows more precisely what exercise does for our brains to help us stay sharp.
Don't Underestimate the Benefits of Housework
Sweeping, cleaning, vacuuming, dusting -- we may not like them, but they do good things for our bodies and minds.
We Evolved from Couch Potatoes
The benefits of exercise become even more essential as we age. Evolutionary biology helps explain how activity extended the human lifespan.
Can A Diet Slow Aging?
There are a lot of anti-aging treatments and products out there, but the science behind many of them is lacking. Here's what we know so far.
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