Fitness News & Advice

Staying active will help you look and feel better. Here you’ll find the latest news on fitness trends, exercise and sports along with professional advice and tips from Activebeat’s own set of fitness experts.

10 Common Type II Diabetes Myths

Type II Diabetes is a grueling health condition to manage—you have to constantly keep tabs on your blood sugar, prepare ...

5 Exercises to Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome usually manifests itself with a tingling sensation followed by shooting pain the hands and wrists. ...

10 Holiday Flu-Fighting Heroes

‘Tis the Season for last minute trips to the mall, late night wrapping sessions, fatty holiday meals, and don’t forget ...

10 Foods Proven to Burn Fat

Maybe you already knew that particular foods contain high thermogenic effect, which essentially means they help to boost your metabolism. ...

10 Simple Ways to Ward off Holiday Weight Gain

Tis the season to indulge! However, just because there are cookies begging to be eaten and five course dinner invitations ...

10 Worst Diet Trends of 2012

The New Year is right around the corner! And following the holiday gorging, everyone’s belt is a little too tight ...

10 Guilt-Free Holiday Snacks

If you cringe at the thought of what the coming holiday season is going to do to your waistline, never ...

10 Exercises to do at Your Desk

It’s an unfortunate reality that many of us are chained to our desks for eight hours or longer each and ...

Osteoarthritis and Joint Stiffness: Exercise To Prevent Both

Many people do not realize that the stiffness they feel in their joints could be linked to osteoarthritis. ...

6 Pack Lapadat: The Real Life Rocky Story of Powerlifting

October 27th, 2012 was the day Boston hosted the World Championships of Powerlifting. For me, the month leading up to the ...

Exercise In A Pool For A Cool Way To Get Fit

A new study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress has found the reason why water exercises are more appealing than traditional types. ...

Infections Soar At Gym: Can Create Perfect Conditions For Germs

New research is suggesting that you are going to get much more than a workout when you hit the gym. ...

Intensify Your Workout to Conquer Pain

A recent study from the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise has determined that intense aerobic exercises performed ...

Study: 20-Minute Workouts Reduce Diabetes Risk in Children

Want to keep your kids healthy and reduce the risk of diabetes? A new clinical trial has concluded that 20 ...

Group Fitness For Men: Breaking The Stereotype

Group fitness has traditionally been a female dominated exercise style, but that might be changing. The origin of the “jazzercise” ...