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What it really means to be ‘in shape,’ according to a fitness expert — and how to gauge how fit you are
There are a number of components of fitness, including aerobic fitness, muscular strength, body composition, power, and flexibility. With training, it's possible to improve your traits on all these measures.
Working out and eating like Jennifer Aniston for a week was tougher than I thought, but it made me feel amazing
Jennifer Aniston says she works out for about an hour each day, rests on Sundays, and sticks to a healthy diet, save for the occasional indulgence. Here's what it was like to follow the actress' diet and exercise regimen for a week.
In a video shared on Instagram, the actress demonstrated several workout moves that can be done without using gym equipment. This includes toe taps, alternating knee crosses, and single leg wall jumps.
Whether you struggle with back pain, a recent injury, or just want to go easy on your body, low-impact training is a great way to burn calories without risking injury. INSIDER spoke to an expert to get the scoop on the best low-impact exercises.
Even just a few minutes is better than none at all, and exceeding minimum health guidelines does provide additional benefits. But if you want a basic target to hit, aim for 22 minutes per day, or 30 minutes a day five days a week — a total of 150 minutes per week. Here's why.
Only 5% of US kids meet expert recommendations for sleep, screen time, and exercise — here’s what they should be doing
Kids should get between nine and 11 hours of sleep a night, should limit recreational screen use to two hours per day, and should get at least an hour of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. The better kids in the US do on those guidelines, the better they perform on cognitive tests.
Shorter, high-intensity workouts offer the same benefits as longer, moderate ones — here’s how to get started and how it could transform y...
With brief bouts of high-intensity interval training, it's possible to equal and in some cases exceed the physical benefits that people get from much longer workouts.
Halle Berry told her Instagram followers that cardio has helped to up her sex drive. We explained the science behind that and why experts believe there is a link between cardio exercise and libido.
Working out after taking a long break can be incredibly challenging. Thankfully, there are little things you can do to ease the transition and motivate yourself to hit the gym. Here are 13 tips to help you get back into a workout routine.
Fat in one part of your body is particularly dangerous for your health — here’s what an exercise scientist says you can do about it
Researchers think that belly fat may be a sign of health problems because it could indicate that you have more visceral fat. Visceral fat accumulates around internal organs, impairing their functions and raising stress levels.