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Exercise Pills Promise Benefits Without the Workout

  By Jessica Berman Wouldn’t it be great to take an exercise pill and get all of the benefits of a workout with none of the...

Sleep Loss Tied to Emotional Reactions

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A person’s loss of sleep can be connected to their likelihood of reacting emotionally to a stressful situation. That is one...

Smartphone Applications, Wearable Devices Appear to be Accurate in Tracking Step...

The testing of 10 smartphone applications and wearable devices intended to track physical activity found that most were accurate in tracking step counts, according...

Experts Recommend Intermediate Physical Activity Goals, Especially for Older Adults

  The recommendation that adults should get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week may be too ambitious for many middle-aged and older adults. That’s...

Researchers to Study Running a Marathon

Coast-to-coast race will cover 3,080 Miles MAYWOOD, Il. – In the upcoming Race Across USA, ultra-endurance athletes will run a marathon a day as they...

Resolved to Lose Weight in 2015? Here Are 5 Bad Strategies...

MAYWOOD, Ill. – Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Here are five bad strategies to avoid, according to Dr. Aaron Michelfelder of...

Portly Pastors Make Up More than a Third of American Clergy

Stress, Long Hours and Being Underpaid — Not Potluck Dinners — Are Major Culprits More than a third of American clergy members are obese, with...

Bicyclists Willing to Ride Up to 3 Miles to Catch Bus,...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If three American metro areas are any indication, few people ride their bicycles to a bus or train station to commute...

CrossFit: Hot Global Fitness Trend Strengthens Dominance

What started in a California garage in the 1970s is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing fitness concepts worldwide. It's called CrossFit and...