New research suggests that any length of exercise session, whether it is taking the stairs throughout the day or managing an hour run, counts towards achieving the recommended amount of physical activity each week, as long as it is performed at a medium-vigorous level of intensity.
A study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that tai chi may be as good — or better — than aerobic exercise for people who suffer from fibromyalgia, a disorder linked to chronic pain that mainly affects women.
On Saturday morning, when people were more likely to be waking up over a leisurely cup of coffee, dozens of men and women were plunking yoga mats into the foot-deep snow of Montreal's Lafontaine park to do just that.
New research has found that moderate exercise may not be enough for reducing a teenager's risk of heart disease later in life, and that despite current guidelines the intensity needs to be increased in order to reduce risk factors.
A new U.S. study has found that contrary to popular belief, cycling does not negatively affect sexual or urinary health in men. Researchers conclude that the cardiovascular benefits gained from the sport outweigh any potential risks.