Some scientists say putting a extra weight in toys can put a little more exercise into your kids' playtime.
You may think that resting is the good for letting your body heal, but exercise might actually be best. Find out why!
Relieving stress is not only good for your peace of mind. Find out more about the health benefits of relaxation.
Exercise regularly and you'll reap the benefits, but how, exactly, does exercise make us healthier?
You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?
Here's a common belief about exercise. If you work out in the morning and want to lose more calories, don't eat before exercise.
Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.
Is it true that running a mile and walking a mile burn about the same number of calories?
“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.