Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Stretching can increase blood flow and reduce leg pain in people with peripheral artery disease, according to a small, new study.

Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?

THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Running and walking are both popular ways to get a great cardio workout. But is a brisk walk really as good an exercise as a sweaty, heart-pounding run?

Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- Moderate-to-vigorous exercise helps promote weight loss and could ward off health problems. But how do you know if you're exercising hard enough?

More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to get your kids up and moving: Just a slight increase in American children's physical activity could save tens of billions of dollars in medical costs and lost wages, new research suggests.

Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of exercise and sufficient vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of serious heart problems more than either one alone, a new study suggests.

Get Out There and Exercise

MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone's made excuses for skipping exercise. It's too cold outside, you're too busy or you're just too tired to get out of bed.

Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You'll feel more energized if you do some easy stair walking rather than drinking caffeine, a new study recommends.

No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'

THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Even if obesity is "in your genes," regular exercise can help keep extra pounds at bay, a new study suggests.

Exercise Guidelines: How Much Is Enough?

WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to exercise, even a modest investment can pay off big time in terms of your health.

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

MONDAY, April 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Can a new exercise regimen boost your brain health if you're over 50?