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Exercise Benefits

Is Exercise The Key To A Healthy Brain? | Karen Pallarito | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

Regular physical activity -- even walking -- may be key to maintaining a sharp mind as we get older, two new studies suggest. While that's not...

How To Market Exercise To Those Who Aren't Buying It

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

It is time to rethink how we market exercise to those who aren't buying it. Public service announcements or warnings from T.V. doctors are not influencing enough people to start doing some physical activity.

Exercising Doesn't Need to Be Unpleasant

Mark Sisson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Sisson

There's something about the way we exercise that squanders results and makes people hate working out. It's both unsustainable and ineffective.

How Exercise Can Boost Kids' Brainpower... And Yours, Too

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The fact is that athletics and intellectual prowess -- and even creativity -- go hand and hand. Evidence from the research world is in.

World Diabetes Day, November 14: Take 14 Minutes to See the Power of Exercise

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Here's one of the biggest secrets for controlling blood sugar if you have diabetes: Just 14 minutes of activity lowers blood sugar. Don't take it from...

How Physical Exercise Promotes Brain Health

Myles Spar, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Myles Spar, M.D.

Evidence is mounting that physical exercise is good for the brain as well as the body.

Is Your Desk Job Bad For Your Health? | Anne Harding | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sharon Gavin used to spend all day on her feet. Now she has a full-time desk job -- and the transition has been a painful one. In 2002, after 12 ye...

Want Increased Longevity? Spring Into Shape With Smart Exercise

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

With the recent LA Marathon just over, you may have become inspired to put on your running shoes and get out for a run. And now that spring is here, it is a good time to get off the couch.