WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Universal gym etiquette includes steps like turning off your cellphone whenever you're working out, being courteous when using shared equipment in the weight room, taking thoughtful steps such as not wearing heavy perfume, and wiping off your sweat after working out on a machine.
But there are also good rules to follow whenever you walk int...
MONDAY, Feb. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men and women alike want defined abs. But you don't have to achieve a "six-pack" -- the nickname for the three most visible pairs of abdominal muscles -- to get the benefits of a stronger middle, needed to support your back.
For a study sponsored by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), scientists from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse,...
THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You might think the perfect gift for someone you love is a gym membership or a subscription to a healthy food plan, but you need to make sure the recipient will make use of them.
"As much as we may want to, we can't change people who are not ready to make changes in their own life," said Kara Shifler Bowers, a registered dietitian and a proj...
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is good for your mental health, as long as you don't overdo it, researchers say.
An analysis of data from 1.2 million people in the United States found they reported 3.4 days a month of poor mental health on average. But those who were physically active had 1.5 fewer "down" days a month than those who were not active.
FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Home exercise equipment has come a long way over the years. It's a great option if you're starting a fitness program and don't want to go to a gym or can't get to your gym often enough.
There's also the convenience of having your favorite piece of cardio equipment in your home, especially on bad weather days.