Cardiology

A new route to keeping women in rural communities healthy

A community health program that included exercise classes and hands-on nutrition education helped women living in rural areas lower their blood pressure, lose weight and stay healthy, according to a new study.

Health

The importance of exercise as you age

As you age, it is important to create healthy habits and make exercise a priority in your daily life. It is never too late to begin! Regular physical activity and exercise helps improve both mental and physical health, which ...

Health

Q and A: What's the benefit of yoga?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a mother of two, work full time and am also a breast cancer survivor. I know physical exercise is important, so I try to visit the gym a few times a week for weight training and to walk. A friend recently ...

Health

Take advantage of at-home workouts

If you work from home, are on a time crunch, or you just don't enjoy the gym, exercising at home will allow you to break a sweat effectively. Find workouts that challenge you based on your fitness level and incorporate them ...

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