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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.
Kids Gain Pandemic Pounds
Lockdown has not been kind to anyone's waistline, but this is especially true for kids, a CDC study finds. Here's how parents can help.
Ready, Set a Goal!
There are two keys to exercise success. One involves who sets your goals. The other is about how gradually or quickly you pursue them.
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