New research found that sedentary behavior is a significant risk factor for being disabled.
The study found that today’s moms are spending less time in such daily-life physical activities as cooking, cleaning and doing laundry and more time watching TV, using a computer or driving.
“The main difference between the US and the Netherlands is that cycling is not seen as transportation in the US by the general public,” Mark Wagenbuur writes.
Having a pet — particularly a dog — may help reduce your risk of heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.
Only about one in five Americans are meeting the minimum federal guidelines for both aerobic and anaerobic (muscle-strengthening) activity.
For a piece of music to be helpful to your workout, it must have certain features — such as a tempo to which you can synchronize your movements.