Exercise not only helps you live longer - it helps you live better. In addition to making your heart and muscles stronger and fending off a host of diseases, it can also improve your mental and emotional functioning and even bolster your productivity and close relation...

Ever wonder why some people seem to love exercise while other people appear to detest it? Whatever camp you fall in has a lot to do with your mindset. Mindset can be described as "a fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and int...

 

While many may associate yoga with limb-bending contortions, appropriate only for the super-flexible and spiritual, yoga has benefits for everyone. Yoga focuses on achieving peacefulness of body and mind, and can help reduce stress, improve fitness, manage chronic con...

 

 

There are a lot of candles on that cake! Today, the average U.S. newborn can be expected to reach 80 years, and more and more people are living to 100 and beyond.  Only 115 years ago, the average life expentancy in the United States was below 50. Why has there been s...

 

New research is showing what dog owners already know - having a dog is good for your heart! But it's more than just those warm and fuzzy feelings; having a dog might actually improve heart health.

 

In 2013, the American Heart Association (AHA) issued a scientific state...

 

 

All of us feel angry at certain points in our lives. However, anger can become a real problem when it affects your personal health and relationships. It's important to learn how to deal with anger in a positive way. The Mayo Clinic offers ten tips to help you blow of...

 

 

Stressed about the holidays? You may want to exercise. Virtually any form of exercise, from aerobics to yoga, can act as a stress reliever. You don’t have to be an athlete; even a little exercise can go a long way in helping you manage stress. Here are some more bene...

With spring finally having arrived, it’s time to get active. Discard the excuse of bad weather, and throw on some running shoes. A recent study of 190 students from Pennsylvania State University showed that those who were more physically active reported being more exci...

Do you need to walk at super speed in order to reap the many benefits that walking offers? The key to unlocking the benefits of walking lies in how often you walk, not how fast. Studies continue to show that walking has a significant impact on health, such as lowering...

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