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Exercise and Obesity: Does Working Out Reduce the Negative Health Effects of Obesity?

Exercise and Obesity: Does Working Out Reduce the Negative Health Effects of Obesity?

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Obesity is a risk factor for a number of chronic health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. Exercise combined with a healthy diet is one of the best ways to reduce body fat, but even if you’re obese and never lose a pound, a new study shows you’re still getting benefits. Find out why.

Is High-Intensity Exercise Better for Lowering Blood Pressure Than Moderate-Intensity Workouts?

Is High-Intensity Exercise Better for Lowering Blood Pressure Than Moderate-Intensity Workouts?

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As we age, blood pressure control becomes a more important issue. If you’re at high risk for hypertension, you may wonder whether high-intensity interval training offers benefits over moderate-intensity exercise. Find out what research shows about this issue and the role exercise plays in preventing high blood pressure.