Fitting Balance into Your Fitness Planchevron_right
It’s common to be less steady on your feet as you get older. That’s why experts recommend that older adults include balance-boosting activities in their fitness routine several days per week. Here are some options to consider.
Does E-Biking Count as Exercise?chevron_right
One research review crunched the numbers from 12 studies and found e-biking boosted heart rate, energy usage, and power output more than walking.
The Best Fitness Habits to Slow Agingchevron_right
Whether you’re in your 20s or your 60s, one thing is true when it comes to aging: you can’t stop it. But being physically active is one of the best ways to stay healthier and potentially add years to your life.
Get Your Z’s to Control Your COPDchevron_right
How you slept last night affects more than your mood or the dark circles under your eyes. If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), your snoozing status may reveal a lot about your risk for a flare-up.
Men Aren’t as Healthy as They Thinkchevron_right
If you’re like most men—two-thirds, to be exact—you think you’re healthier than the average guy. That’s according to a new national survey of about 900 men.
Exercise Mistakes That Keep You from Losing Weightchevron_right
You’re committed to losing weight and, to help reach that goal, you’re being more physically active. Yet the number on the scale isn’t budging. Why? Here are four common exercise errors that could be stalling your weight-loss efforts.
How to Get a Good Night’s Sleepchevron_right
It’s hard to have a productive day after a bad night’s sleep. Yet it’s estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans have chronic sleep problems. And one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis.
What Every Black Man Should Know About Prostate Cancerchevron_right
More than 41,000 Black men in the U.S. will learn that they have prostate cancer this year. In fact, about 1 in 6 will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their life. That compares to 1 in 8 white men.
What You Can Do to Prevent Fallschevron_right
Although people of any age can be injured by a fall, older adults are at increased risk of falling and are more likely to suffer serious, potentially fatal consequences.
Are You Exercising Hard Enough?chevron_right
What do heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and depression have in common? Regular exercise can help reduce your risk of developing these—and many other—health problems.