Some athletes have an enlarged heart as a result of their training. This condition is known as athlete’s heart. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to distinguish from a more serious heart condition. Find out more about enlarged hearts in athletes.
The amount of research conducted on inflammation-related health conditions has increased in the past 10 years. As more studies are released, more medical professionals begin to understand the link between inflammation, diet, aging and good health.
What causes muscle strains? Just as importantly, what can you do to treat or prevent them? This article discusses types of muscle strains and what to do if you get one.
How sedentary are you? Chances are you sit more than you think. A large study looked at how much the average person sits or engages in sedentary activity during the day. Find out what they learned and how this information can impact your health.
Regular physical exercise is important for lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Most people think of aerobic workouts as being the most effective for type 2 diabetes prevention – but what about strength-training? Find out what new research shows about strength training and the risk of type 2 diabetes.
You’ve heard people say “exercise is good medicine.” Now there’s even more proof of that. Find out what a study shows about exercise and how it compares with prescription medications for prolonging life in people with chronic diseases. You may be surprised.
Sure, exercise improves your health and body composition – but can it help you get ahead at work? A new study looks at another benefit exercise offers – a more balanced home and work life. Find out how working out can enhance your life at work and at home.
Most people notice their skin changes as they age. One day, you look in the mirror and see wrinkles you didn’t notice before. Plus, your skin isn’t as firm as it used to be. What happens to your skin as it ages and, more importantly, what can you do about it? Find out.
Teen obesity is a “growing” problem and lack of physical activity is a contributor. How many teens get the recommended amount of exercise? Find out and discover why exercise is so critical for teens from a health perspective.
You’ve heard of omega-3s, omega-6s and even omega-9s. Now there’s a new “fat” on the block – omega-7s. These fats may have benefits when it comes to your health. Find out why research is focusing on omega-7s, the benefits they may offer and where you find them.