An excerpt from Daniel Lieberman’s newest book, “Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do is Healthy and Rewarding.”
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~18 min
Loss of muscle mass among elderly can lead to falls, and staying put during the pandemic doesn't help
Loss of muscle mass is a growing concern for the tens of millions of older Americans. It leads to falls and increased isolation, already a huge problem during coronavirus.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~6 min
When exercised, human muscle can ward off the damaging effects of chronic inflammation, according to a new study using lab-grown muscle.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~6 min
They don't come as pills, but try these 6 underprescribed lifestyle medicines for a better, longer life
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~10 min
New research on the muscles of black-legged kittiwakes suggests some of the birds are simply better athletes than others.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~5 min
A new film can not only evaporate sweat but also use that moisture to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~5 min
From step counters and active video games to apps for exercisers and tech-enabled gear, there are a lot of ways to combine your workouts with your digital life.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~9 min
In his new book, “Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding,” Daniel Lieberman explores exercising myths.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~11 min
Your most important piece of exercise gear may be the friends you buddy up with to work out.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
You're working out, feeling great – until your stomach starts to churn and you're sidelined with a bout of nausea. Here's what's happening in your body and how to avoid this common effect of exercise.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~7 min