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Benefits of Exercise

5 Ways To Take Your Confidence Into Your Own Hands

ShimmerTeen | Posted 04.14.2015 | Teen
ShimmerTeen

The truth is that each of us can have a greater, stronger, longer-lasting effect on our self-esteem than the cultural influences -- negative or positive -- we encounter. How? True confidence actually grows from adopting various self-esteem-boosting habits over time.

The More We Move the More We Improve

Ornish Living | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

Clearly sedentary behavior has a deeper physiological impact on our bodies than we previously thought. There is a lot of value in activity beyond exercise.

Running Vigorously Is NOT The Key To Longevity, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty

Although there are no sure-fire prescriptions for long life, exercise has often been touted as the key to good health for both young and old. But a ne...

The Best Medicine For Aging Brains

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Fifty

By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - Exercising the body and mind may be the best way to keep an older brain sharp, suggests a new study...

Older Women Who Exercise Outdoors More Likely To Stick With It

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Outdoor workouts left women in a better mood and kept them exercising longer than counterparts who...

Exercise in a Bottle: Nestle's Quick 2.0

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The idea of finding the benefits of exercise in a bottle has been the stuff of myth, until now. Recent research suggests this long sought genie may...

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

Rachel Adelson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Last night, the instructor of my women's weightlifting class -- let's call her Sarge -- had us use heavy weights to build the muscles in our backs and chests. Picture us, about 10 ordinary middle-aged women, grunting and groaning in an old school gym. This, my friends, is the new girls' night out.

All The Ways Exercise Makes Us Happier

Happify | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, exercise is good for your body, but did you ever think about how it could boost your mood? Happify, a website dedicated to helping people bui...

Exercise May Literally Change How You See The World

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Most of us know that regular exercise can reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease, prevent weight gain, improve sleep, and even...

What I Learned About Exercise From "The Biggest Loser," From Alison Sweeney (VIDEO)

Posted 06.13.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to the many benefits of exercise, "The Biggest Loser" Host Alison Sweeney has learned first-hand how powerful a tool working out can be ...

Losing Weight At Any Age Reaps Long-Term Health Benefits

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty

It's no myth that weight loss gets tougher as you get older. As you age, your metabolism slows down due to a variety of factors. But new research sugg...

How Walking Faster Impacts Heart Health As You Age

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.06.2014 | Fifty

A new study in Circulation provides even more proof that maintaining or boosting your physical activity as you age is important for a healthy heart. ...

Anna Almendrala

The Surprising Thing Exercise Can Do For Your Brain

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Why do some people love working out, while others loathe it? If rats are any indication, the will to be active is at least partly genetic, according t...

7 Surprising, Immediate Benefits Of Exercise

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Experts agree: Doing a combination of cardiovascular exercises and strength training moves on an ongoing basis is pre...

This Woman Filmed 100 Days Of Working Out

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Prior to undertaking the #giveit100 challenge, San Francisco resident LaKeisha Shurn was feeling down on her body and on herself, but her resolve to t...

LOOK: The Unexpected Benefits Of Getting Fit

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

You already know investing some time in a fitness routine can help you get stronger, faster and healthier, not to mention it can improve your sleep an...

Surprising Benefits of Exercise

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Headed to a job interview? Meeting your future mother-in-law? Use exercise to help you make a good first impression. Oftentimes, I notice my own customers begin to walk a little taller and exude more self-confidence as they begin achieving their physical fitness goals.

TaKeysha Cheney: An Entrepreneur's Quest for More Sleep

TaKeysha Cheney | Posted 12.04.2013 | Business
TaKeysha Cheney

By sleeping more, I suddenly have more energy to exercise, which in turn is giving me more time to think and problem solve, which is helping me expand on new ideas and solutions for my company.

How a Treadmill Helped me Cope With my Daughter's Diagnosis

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

My subconscious dictated that if I ran fast enough and far enough, maybe I would be strong enough to save her.

6 Benefits To Exercising In The Morning

U.S. News And World Report | Mitzi Dulan | Posted 09.27.2013 | Fifty

With all the hustle and bustle of kids, work and life, it can be challenging to make the time to exercise. But exercising in the morning is a wonderfu...

The Surprising Relationship Between Exercise And A Better Night's Sleep

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Emily Faherty Believe it or not, tossing and turning in the middle of the night is not a suitable form of exercise. But studies suggest making...

Are You Busier Than the President? There's No Excuse for Not Exercising

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Here are a few benefits of exercise that may convince you to make time for aerobic exercise, just as our president does.

10 Unexpected Health Benefits Of Working Out

Posted 05.29.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Exercise does a lot more than make you stronger, sleeker and better sleeper. These new studies explain how fitness can improve your...

Why Teen Girls Should Exercise

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2013 | Women

Are teen girls who exercise less likely to be violent? That's what new findings presented this week at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annua...

13 Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise

Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sophia Breene Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod...