Want to really protect yourself against osteoporosis-related fractures? An Honest Health News Exclusive: The strength-training and weight-bearing exercises best proven to build bone in the 3 most common osteoporosis fracture sites, and putting bone-building mechanics to work for you.
How much do you know about evidence-based healthy living? Test yourself (no "acing" necessary) and learn more about how to improve your health by taking our 2015 quiz.
Your lower body muscles control most of your independence—sitting, standing, and walking depend on them. Here’s the quickest, most efficient way to keep them strong for the rest of your life.
When exercising for health, does more = better? The researcher who set the U.S. activity guidelines weighs in on the latest findings and the best physical activity prescription for you.
The National Institute of Health, American College of Physicians, and American Pain Society all recommend yoga treatment for these kinds of pain…
Is someone you know very inactive? From the immediate past president of the American College of Sports Medicine, here’s how to build motivation, overcome obstacles, and effectively and safely reap physical activity’s proven health rewards.
Exercise of all kinds—yoga, qi gong, and tai chi too—may help reduce depression. These 5 exercise prescriptions have the best proven results.
We can halt and even reverse the muscle fiber and strength losses associated with aging. For the upper body, just two exercises will do the job. Here’s how.
If you aim to lose or maintain weight you’ve lost, here’s the intelligent way to achieve your ambitions: Employ the very strategies which scientific study has revealed to result in the best weight-loss outcomes.
The exercise Rx proven to significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, prostate, breast, and colon cancer—and extend your life. Interview with the American College of Sports Medicine’s Immediate Past President Carol Ewing Garber, PhD.
The conclusion of the 3-part protein series: A protein eating primer—how to know if your proteins are easily digestible and if you’re getting the right ones— and Honest Health News' "Pump Up Your Healthy Proteins Chart."
The science of staying strong: Which proteins best build muscle mass, best amounts after exercise, best aerobics and strength training for older adults, best options for vegetarians and vegans. First read Part I, "Protein: The Mortality Protector. Are You Getting Enough?"
The only U.S. physician with an endowed position to study supplements discusses how they have changed lives, selecting what you need, calibrating responsiveness, the perils of pill politics, & more.
Health care providers can easily miss health disease. In Part II of this series (read Part I first), Dr. Joel Kahn explains the vital additional tests you need—and how exercise and Transcendental Meditation can significantly reduce your risk.