Walking, cycling and, yes, even taking public transportation to work are associated with lower body weight and lower body fat composition when compared against those who drive, a British study has found.
A new line of activity tracking fitness apparel has everyone talking -- and investing, for developers of Athos have managed to secure $12.2 million in series B funding from venture capitalists, according to Forbes.
Researchers at Concordia University conducted a study on the baby boom generation's outlook on fitness and found they view working out as a chore and that, ironically, passion tops their list of motivations for exercise.
A new study suggests that being in good physical shape could safeguard individuals from the risks of sedentary behaviour, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Extended sedentary behaviour of two hours or more could be as harmful to fitness levels as short stints of exercise are beneficial, a team of cardiologists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has concluded.
Thousands of New Yorkers are marking the first day of summer by practicing yoga in Times Square. Row after row of yoga mats were laid out on the street Saturday as instructors guided the participants through their poses.