Runners who wear trainers with no cushioning and land on the ball of their foot rather than the heel put significantly less demand on their bodies, new research suggests.
It is a well-known fact that fitness and well-being go hand in hand. But being in good shape also protects against the health problems that arise when we feel particularly stressed at work. As reported by sports scientists ...
It makes sense that running with heavier shoes on will cause you to exert more energy than running with lighter shoes. That was proven several decades ago.
Just like attempts at influencing hairstyles or clothing can backfire, adults who try to guilt middle-schoolers into exercising won't get them to be any more active, according to a new study by University of Georgia researchers.
That popular daily target of 10,000 steps is a worthwhile goal, but a new study at Oregon State University suggests that if you find that unattainable, don't despair - a smaller number, especially at moderate or greater intensity, ...
Individuals who are born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school or participate in exercise later on in life.
(HealthDay)—Exercise may increase the size of brain regions that contribute to balance and coordination, preliminary research suggests.
Progressive high-impact training improved the patellar cartilage quality of the postmenopausal women who may be at risk of osteoporosis (bone loss) as well as at risk of osteoarthritis. This was found out in the study carry ...
An Indiana University study has found that three easy—one could even say slow—5-minute walks can reverse harm caused to leg arteries during three hours of prolonged sitting.
Scientists at Loughborough University have found exercising is more effective than food restriction in helping limit daily calorie consumption.