Get-Fit Guy takes a deeper dive into some of the more surprising benefits of going for a swim
The American Heart Association suggests that late-night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence?
The physiology of weight regain still baffles scientists, but surprising insights have emerged
New research illuminates why most dieters regain lost weight. It’s even more complicated than we thought
The 2019 New York Yankees’ record number of injuries led to a change in training staff that will almost certainly correlate with, but not necessarily cause, a lower injury rate this coming season...
They have plenty of physical challenges but don’t like think of themselves as being in decline
Exercise, including Qigong and Tai Chi, can produce impressive results
The allure of short, intense workouts is obvious. But is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) really the only workout you need for good overall fitness?
Registered Dietitian Melissa Mitri discusses the importance of good nutrition after giving birth and the five most important nutrients for a new mom and her baby
Journalist and author Beth Gardiner talks about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution . And CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna talks about gene editing. ...
Study subjects with a gene variant that heightened their sensitivity to bitterness tended to eat fewer vegetables than people who didn’t mind bitter flavors. Christopher Intagliata reports...
Get-Fit Guy spent some time chatting with Vivobarefoot CEO Galahad Clark about the importance of going barefoot and the health science presented the new documentary Shoespiracy
There are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host
The evidence is all around us—we can’t offset or undo several hours of stillness with a single hour of exercise
There’s a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss
Making it more convenient and less painful would be a great start
William Kaelin, Jr., Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” New therapies for cancer and conditions such as anemia are in the pipeline, based on these discoveries...
Everybody wants to get that beach body right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast?
The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...
The Cordyceps fungus is said to have the power to fix a host of health problems, from muscle fatigue to diabetes. But are the claims too good to be true?