The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to readers’ questions about fitness.
Teenagers are exercising more, consuming less sugar and eating more fruits and vegetables, a trend that may be contributing to a leveling off of obesity rates, a new study shows.
The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to reader questions about fitness.
If you habitually experience insomnia, exercise can help you sleep better, a new study found. But it can take up to four months before you see results, and you may sleep worse on days you exercise.
Several striking new studies provide some clarity by showing that exercise seems able to drastically alter how genes operate, perhaps altering the risk for problems like obesity and diabetes.
Exercise leads to the creation of excitable brain cells, but it also creates neurons that can quiet parts of the brain and counter everyday stress, new research in mice shows.
People have been trying to figure out forever what the right amount of exercise is, but the focus lately is on the shortest period possible.
The star of the hit ABC television show “Modern Family” talks about life after thyroid cancer and staying fit at 40.
If stretching before exercise is of questionable benefit, is there any time that stretching is beneficial? The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to readers’ questions.
What kind of exercise should I do in addition to cardio to maintain brain health and ward off dementia? The Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds responds to readers’ questions.