WASHINGTON — Scientists have created a metabolism-boosting molecule that mimics the effect of exercise on a cellular level. The new molecule, called “compound 14,” caused obese mice being fed a high-fat diet to lose about 5 percent of their body weight in…
WASHINGTON — Don’t be surprised if sometime soon your boss asks you to wear a fitness tracking device such as a Fitbit. More and more companies are urging employees to put on bracelets that track…
WASHINGTON — With the weather turning warmer, weekend athletes are heading outside in droves. But far too many end up hurting. “We do see a lot of injuries this time of year,” says Dr. Bryan…
WASHINGTON – It might seem like the best place to get your post-workout food would be the health-food store, but a new study suggests that Stopping at McDonald’s might do the trick as well. The…
Personal trainer Fairfax Hackley answered questions about fitness and nutrition on Jan. 12, 2015.
WASHINGTON — Got milk? It could be the best way to rehydrate after strenuous exercise. In a new small study, researchers in Australia subjected 15 men to four grueling cycling workouts. Each time, they were given a…
The University of Illinois followed the movements of 221 children.
Work hard, play hard seems to be the case with many people
who exercise and drink alcohol, according to a new study.
Many people spend a lot of money trying to turn back the hands
of time. But doctors say the best anti-ager of all is free.
The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.
Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.
Anyone who exercises outdoors in the heat needs to remember that their body is working hard to keep cool.
Pushups are one of the easiest exercises to perform anywhere. You
don\’t need a gym and you don\’t need any special equipment. Here\’s how you do them correctly.
When it comes to vitamins, it\’s possible to get too much of a good thing.
A lot of us make resolutions around exercise that we have a hard time keeping, but there are ways to get back on track.