Pediatrics

Encourage your teen to work out for better learning

(HealthDay)—Exercise is important for all kids, because it boosts their overall health and wards off excess weight. But it holds added benefit for teens: According to a study in The Journal of Pediatrics, it improves their ...

Pediatrics

Try small 'Bites' to get kids to exercise

(HealthDay)—Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching them the merits of exercise.

Cardiology

Heart disease sufferers not exercising enough

Evidence shows that people with existing heart problems or who are at risk of developing them, are ignoring medical advice and not taking enough exercise. New medical treatments have helped people to live longer despite these ...

Health

Is there an optimal time of day to work out?

We all know we should exercise regularly, but it can be difficult to fit exercise into our busy schedules. Most people can only exercise before or after work, so it's worth examining whether the time of day we exercise affects ...

Health

AHA: smart ways to get a workout at work

It's no secret that Americans need to move more. Yet our jobs often require us to sit for eight to 10 hours a day—at home, the office or behind the wheel—often getting up only for lunch and trips to the bathroom.

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