"With everything happening right now, this is one thing we can control or manage and it has the potential to help our mental health."
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"The beauty is that muscle use, in and of itself, is what initiates the processes that keep muscles 'up to date,' healthy, and functional."
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School closures in the US mean no gym classes. That could fuel a spike in childhood obesity. "Public health interventions are urgently needed."
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There's a link between high blood pressure during exercise for middle-aged and older adults and heart disease, hypertension, and even death.
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People with ACL injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in that leg. Eccentric exercises can build it back up, research in rats indicates.
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Just 20 minutes in nature can reduce your stress levels, research shows. That could mean gardening or just sitting outside and enjoying the sun.
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The COVID-19 crisis highlights why cities should invest in green space, says Marc Berman. "Nature is not an amenity—it's a necessity."
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COVID-19's disruptions to your routine or your livelihood make it more important than ever to get good sleep. Researchers have four tips for you.
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Running is great exercise but not everyone feels great doing it. An ankle exoskeleton could make running easier and boost your physical activity.
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