Health

Packing on pounds during COVID-19 and how to turn it around

If you've gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren't alone. The "Quarantine 15"—referring to weight gain some people have experienced since stay-at-home guidelines went into effect—is likely due to a disruption ...

Health

How to stay fit when all the gyms are closed

For many of NC State's faculty and staff, swinging by the gym before work in the morning or on the way home in the evening is a normal part of their day—or at least it was, until the coronavirus pandemic upended everyone's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to protect yourself at the gym, one of the germiest places around

Free weights have 362 times more bacteria than a toilet seat, according to a study performed by EmLab P&K, a finding that could bring sweat to your brow before you even launch into your first bicep curl—especially with ...

Cardiology

Routine checkup should assess fitness, too

(HealthDay)—Most people know they should have their height, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly, but an exercise expert says cardiorespiratory fitness should also be part of a routine medical exam.

Health

Study links positive fitness center climate to better health

(Medical Xpress)—Sticking to an exercise routine is not easy, especially when the gym is not exactly a person's favorite place to be. Two University of Kansas researchers have published a study showing that, when exercisers ...

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