Move Well

Rev Up Your Workouts with HIIT

Government guidelines recommend that each week most adults do at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise like brisk walking or fast...

Sit Less, Move More

If you made weight loss a New Year’s resolution (yet again), one way to be successful in the long run is to simply sit less and move more throughout...

Yoga: A Balm for the Brain

If you don’t already practice yoga, now may be an especially good time to lay out the mat and get started. In a search of the medical literature, we...

Ask the Experts: Is Exercise Okay If You Have a Cold?

Q. Should I stop exercising if I have a cold? Not necessarily. Studies have found that it doesn’t matter whether people with colds exercise or rest—the duration and severity...

Exercise … for Eyes’ Sake

Cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are the three leading causes of vision loss in older adults in the U.S. Although each disorder has unique risk factors, growing...

Exercising Away Anxiety

If you’re feeling anxious (and who isn’t these days?), you may want to give exercise a try: A new Swedish study of 286 people suggests that anxiety symptoms can...

Psoas Release: Is It for You?

Myofascial release of the psoas (pronounced (“SO-as”) muscles is a manual technique used by some physical therapists, athletic trainers, and other bodywork specialists to help relieve low back, hip,...

How to Rake It

To prevent injuries when raking leaves, here are 8 quick tips: Pick up debris before starting. Use a rake suitable for your height. Consider ergonomic rakes, with a bent...

Stretch, For Your Arteries’ Sake

Passive stretching, commonly used in sports training and physical therapy—as well by anyone who just aims to feel looser—increases joint range of motion and flexibility. But preliminary research suggests...

American Cancer Society Updates Guideline For Exercise and Foods to Limit

Exercising more and limiting (or even avoiding) certain foods are among the key steps recommended to prevent cancer in an updated guideline from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Based on...

Help for Hurt Hamstrings

Hamstring injuries are common among athletes—even highly trained ones like Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, who sustained one in 2017 during the final race of his career at the World...