Physical FitnessInfo Center

Why Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Give Up
Even if you happened to wait until after a heart failure diagnosis to think about a healthy diet and exercise plan, it may not be too late.
How Fit Are Young Teens?
As teen obesity rates climb, the role of schools in shaping students' exercise habits has come under intense scrutiny. And there may be a good reason why.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}
Kidney Disease Risk Linked to Lifestyle Choices
If you needed another reason to get off the couch and move around, here it is.
Have Diabetes, Will Exercise
Exercise may be at the heart of good diabetes control. Literally.
Walk Your Way to Heart Health
If Goldilocks took her love of moderation all the way to exercise, she might have discovered that her heart was "just right."
The Importance of Exercise for Young Teens
Exercise is important for people of all ages, but when it comes to diabetes risk, staying active during the early teen years might have particularly big benefits.
For Older Adults, a Little Exercise Might Do A Lot
Have you given up on exercise? A lot of older people do, but you may want to consider this.
Why Teen Girls Need to Exercise
If you needed another reason to get your teen daughter to drop the phone and get off the couch, here it is.
The More Exercise, The Better For Older Women
For most people, slimming down can lower the risk for many conditions. But, for postmenopausal women, maintaining a healthy weight may be especially important.