Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

SATURDAY, Jan. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming Super Bowl may prompt some people to take up a new sport or up their levels of physical activity.

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies andMinds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who regularly exercise may have more oxygen circulating in their brains -- and possibly sharper minds, a small study suggests.

Health Tip: Exercise Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Enthusiasm to exercise is great motivation, but you should also take care not to overdo it.

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American children can't afford to participate in school sports, a new survey finds.

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than three-quarters of Americans live close to at least one park or recreational facility, giving many people opportunity to exercise, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

(HealthDay News) -- A pre-exercise snack can be just what your body craves to push it through a grueling workout.

Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level and not dwell on public health recommendations on exercise, according to new research.

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment

TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and exercise should be the main tools obese people use to lose weight, but prescription weight-loss drugs may have a place, too, according to new guidelines from the Endocrine Society.

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a walking group may be just what the doctor orders, because research suggests it is one of the best ways to improve your overall health.

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise doesn't erase the higher risk of serious illness or premature death that comes from sitting too much each day, a new review reveals.