Health

Is the tide turning for kid's fitness?

A new study led by the University of South Australia's Dr. Grant Tomkinson has found that although children's cardiorespiratory (CRF) fitness levels declined in the 80s and 90s, they have stabilised since the year 2000.

Health

The value of unplugging

(HealthDay)—It's no secret that we love our smartphones and other electronic devices for staying connected.

Health

Post-menopausal? give exercise a try

(HealthDay)—After menopause, moderate exercise can help women manage hot flashes, become more fit and feel better, a new study suggests.

Diabetes

Fighting diabetes lying down?

Lying down all day can have serious implications – but according to a new study a short stint spent horizontal may be an effective way to fight type 2 diabetes.

Health

Do fitness trackers make you fitter?

Nearly 20 million fitness trackers were sold last year. These digital devices – which track everything from heart-rate to the number of steps you take – are sold on the promise that they will help the owner lose weight ...

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