A sedentary lifestyle—including long stretches of sitting at work—is one of the surest routes to health trouble.
Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.
A natural environment is healthier and it can up the physical challenge with uneven terrain and changing surfaces.
Consider bite-size chunks of activities for the whole family—relay races, hula hoops, Frisbee or obstacle courses.
Too much sitting correlates with a thinning of tissue in a key area of the brain that is tied to memory.
You don't always need a fancy gym membership to get the results you want. A few pieces of affordable equipment will do the trick.
Archaeology and modern medicine team discover that women's arm bones aren't nearly as big today as they were 7,000 years ago.
In your 60s and beyond, even moderate activity around the house can improve your physical health.
Study finds regular, moderate exercise can reduce the risk of mobility problems in older people battling obesity.
It's an easy, inexpensive way to get moving and reap the health benefits, experts say.
Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond.
Study: If you're committed to an active lifestyle and healthy eating, those later years could be some of your greatest.