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 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” ...

Will Yoga and Zumba Catch On With Kids?

With obesity rates among children and adolescents nearing 17 percent in the United States, parents are turning to different strategies ...

Midlife Fitness Levels Linked to Good Health in Old Age: Study

According to a longitudinal study performed at the Cooper Center, people with high fitness levels during middle age are at ...

Five Effective Exercises For Busy Men

Want to stay healthy but there’s simply not enough hours in a day? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. ...

Trying to Lose Weight? Half Hour of Exercise as Could Be As Good as 1 Hour

Overweight men looking to kick-start weight loss may benefit just as much from a 30-minute workout as a 60-minute workout, ...

Michelle Obama to Promote “Let’s Move” Campaign on Dr. Oz

First Lady Michelle Obama has found a new forum in which to plug her activity-promoting “Let’s Move” campaign. Mrs. Obama ...

30 Minutes of Exercise Per Day Results In Weight Loss: Just As Good As A Whole Hour

A new study may have discovered the key exercise amounts per day for sustained weight loss. ...

Outdoor Workout Tips to Beat the Heat

Many states in the US and Canada have been dealing with incredibly high temperatures over the past few weeks. ...