Middle-aged men who maintain muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease in later years.
Exercises that target legs and ankles will help guard against falls from age 40 and beyond.
Study finds sizable jump in number of U.S. residents, rural and urban alike, who are ditching couch time in favor of fitness.
Busy lifestyles force many to cram their fitness into the weekend—and it's much better than no exercise at all, researchers say.
High-priced gyms don't have the market cornered on strength-building. Some simple, at-home exercises can do the trick nicely.
All levels of fitness are valuable, but higher-intensity workouts will inevitably lead to superior physical condition.
Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.
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.
At greater intensity, exercise leads to better memory and more protein involved in the growth, function and survival of brain cells.
In study of older adults with mild cognitive issues, long-term improvements were seen after high-intensity lifting.
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