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How parents can help their children maintain a healthy weight

Children healthy eating habits


Any exercise is beneficial, but afternoon workouts may be best, study finds

Afternoon exercise

Children's Health

Breathing exercises may help teens with lingering concussion symptoms

Teen Concussion Recovery


How long do you need to wait to exercise after COVID-19? Here's what experts say

Exercise after Covid


How much people exercise may affect their risk of respiratory infections, research shows

Exercise respiratory infections


No time for a full workout? Try exercise 'snacks' instead

Exercise snacks


Dos and don’ts for exercising in the dark

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Adult Health

Can cash incentives spur obese people to lose weight? Research is mixed

cash incentive for changed health behavior


To overcome morning grogginess, try eating oatmeal and fruit for breakfast

Morning sleepiness oatmeal

Adult Health

Memory loss comes with aging, but there are ways to keep your mind sharp

Healthy brain diet


The ideal workout routine combines cardio exercises and weightlifting, research shows

Weightlifting Exercise Benefits

Men's Health

Need some motivation to start a healthy lifestyle? Here are 25 benefits

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Only 1 in 4 people get enough exercise; here's how to squeeze more physical activity into the day

Federal fitness guidelines


What are muscle knots and how can they be treated?

Muscle knot

Men's Health

Post-traumatic growth proves people often adopt healthy lifestyles despite adversity

Post Traumatic Growth

Mental Health

Need motivation to exercise? Listening to music can be a difference maker

Music Workout Performance


Most Americans have poor cardiometabolic health – here's what they can do to change that

Cardiometabolic health

Men's Health

Summer makes a great time to revisit your resolutions to live healthier

Summer Beach Exercise


Short, intense workouts may be a better exercise option for teens

Teen Exercise Recommendations


Child care programs often don't provide enough physical activity, scientists say

Physical activity day care


A boom in fitness trackers isn't leading to a surge in physical activity


Planet Fitness offers free gym memberships to high school students this summer

Health News

Even half the recommended amount of exercise can help beat depression

Exercise Depression Risk


Exercise particularly boosts heart health of people with anxiety or depression, study finds

Exercise Heart Health


World champion kickboxer from Norristown opens gym in Center City

10 Hands Gym


Tom Brady’s health and wellness company TB12 Sports opens location in South Philly

Mental Health

Compulsive exercise can be a sign of an eating disorder, experts say

Compulsive Exercise


Setting goals with a fitness tracker can help keep people motivated to exercise, experts say

Fitness trackers


Don't focus on weight alone when trying to stick to your New Year's fitness resolutions, experts say

Health benefits of exercise

Men's Health

In a time of uncertainty, a healthy lifestyle is a dependable benefit

Healthy Lifestyle Exercise


Runner stabbed Christmas morning on MLK Drive describes being attacked

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Adding HITT to your workout routine can improve your heart and brain health

HIIT health benefits


The 'runner's high' may result from molecules called cannabinoids – the body’s own version of THC and CBD

Runner's High

Adult Health

Blood pressure has spiked during the pandemic, but these tips can help you lower yours

High Blood Pressure Pandemic

Men's Health

The prevalence of low testosterone should motivate men to adopt healthier lifestyles

Weight Lifting


To make exercise a habit, start with a plan and find ways to make it fun

Exercise Habits Sit-up

Men's Health

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is good for your eyes and teeth, too

Exercise Benefits Vision Teeth

Men's Health

Hot weather can make outdoor exercise a challenge — but it can be overcome

Summer Exercise Hot Weather


Stay safe in the summer heat with these hydration tips

Proper hydration

Women's Health

Menopause symptoms differ for every woman — and so does treatment



Acute COVID-19 cases can lead to diabetes, studies show

Diabetes COVID-19


Combine cardio and strength-training during your next workout

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