FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- For years, aerobic exercise has been touted for its numerous health benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, better mood, increased energy, and stronger bones and muscles. But there's another form of physical activity that's grabbing headlines -- yoga.
Some studies suggest the mind-body practice may be good for heart health, from reducing blood pressure and cholesterol to lowering stress and body mass index.
MONDAY, March 11, 2019 -- Boosting your muscle strength could help ward off type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Even moderate amounts of resistance exercise may help prevent type 2 diabetes, said the study's corresponding author, Duck-chul Lee. He's an associate professor of kinesiology at Iowa State University.
FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Jog for long enough or engage in just about any physical activity that gets the heart pumping, and the result can be a feeling of euphoria commonly known as a runner's high.
Sure, it feels good, but does higher-intensity exercise lead to better health?