11 minute 'brisk' walks every day could reduce early deaths, study finds
Doing 75 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity could reduce 1 in 10 early deaths, 1 in 20 cardiovascular disease diagnoses and nearly 1 in 30 cancer cases.
North Carolina man, once obese, inspired by Navy SEAL to quit drinking, get fit and radically alter his life
Taylor Robertson, 27, hopes to inspire others and eventually complete the Ironman.
Equinox bans new members on January 1, sparking criticism
Equinox said it wasn't signing up new clients on January 1, calling the month a "fantasy delivered to your door in a pastel-colored box."
Peloton, Dick's Sporting Goods partner to sell equipment
The deal, announced Thursday, marks the exercise and equipment company's latest bid to broaden its market share and become more profitable ahead of the holiday season.
Regular weightlifting could add years to your life, study finds
Researchers said pumping iron should be combined with aerobics to get the best results.
FDA bans Juul e-cigarette products
The FDA has decided to ban Juul e-cigarettes, citing safety concerns and saying they played a key role in the rise of youth vaping.
‘Flamingo Challenge’: Balancing on one leg may determine increased risk of death, study finds
Dubbed the “Flamingo Challenge,” a team of researchers wanted to find out whether a balance test might be a reliable indicator of a person’s risk of mortality.
Australian man with chronic pain breaks world record for number of pushups done in 1 hour
Daniel Scali beat the previous world record for the number of pushups done in one hour by 100, according to Guinness, and all while suffering from a chronic pain condition called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
New study reveals best time of day to work out for fat loss, muscle strength
The timing of exercise remains a controversial topic, but a new study suggests there may be an optimal time to workout to get the specific results you desire.
Study: Gym workouts may increase COVID-19 infection risk; here's how to stay safe
Researchers measured the exhaled breath at rest and during different exercise intensities among eight men and eight women.
Planet Fitness to offer high schoolers free gym membership
Participants will also be automatically entered for a chance to win a $500 scholarship, with one awarded per state.
Exercise lowers the risk of breast cancer, studies show
Research suggests exercise could lower the risk of developing breast cancer.
Orangetheory celebrates #FreeBritney movement with free class to anyone named Britney
Anyone with the same name as the “Stronger” singer can get a free class at participating fitness studios through Aug. 20.
Routine exercise could lead to Medicare savings later, study finds
A recent study revealed younger adults could annually save between $824 and $1,874 in later Medicare costs if they routinely exercise.
Weights and dumbbells are latest coronavirus-fueled shortage: Here's what to use instead
Weights are becoming increasingly harder to find — with some back-ordered until the fall — as more people bulk up on home gym equipment as the world spends more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Is it safe to go to the gym during the coronavirus pandemic?
Is it safe to go to the gym during the pandemic? It depends on where you live and the precautions you and the gym take.
After coronavirus closures, 24 percent of Americans won't return to the gym: study
One in four Americans will never be returning to gyms even once the pandemic is over, according to new research.
COVID-19 forces fitness instructors to start teaching online
The coronavirus is affecting people in every walk of life, even those who spend most of their time trying to get healthier.
Walking 10,000 steps each day won't aid with weight loss, study suggests
We may have been too foolish to believe that mere walking would be the answer to our weight problems.
A third of Americans would give up sex for a year in exchange for the perfect body, study claims
A new study shows that one in three people in the US would stop having sex for a year to achieve their fitness goals.