Make Walking Part of Your Routine

Make Walking Part of Your Routine

There are days when just the thought of leaving the house seems like a huge effort. Days when you don’t…

4 Natural Ways to Maintain Brain Health

4 Natural Ways to Maintain Brain Health

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I keep reading about disappointing drug trials to help prevent and treat…

Spinning: Good for the heart and muscles, gentle on joints

Spinning: Good for the heart and muscles, gentle on joints

Harvard Health Blog As part of my 2018 fitness goals, I resolved to spend two days a week in what…

3 Health Benefits of Yoga

3 Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has gotten to be a popular activity with people of all ages — perhaps because it leaves you with…

Power training not only for athletes

Power training not only for athletes

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: In addition to walking most days, I do resistance training with weights…

To exercise more, get your game on

To exercise more, get your game on

Harvard Health Blog Does exercise sometimes feel like an annoying chore? Adding a little friendly competition and other “gamification” strategies…

Exercise safely in winter weather

Exercise safely in winter weather

Your exercise routine doesn’t have to go into hibernation in the winter. Winter exercise is beneficial for almost anyone, provided…

Is ibuprofen before exercise risky?

Is ibuprofen before exercise risky?

Q: I often take a couple of over-the-counter ibuprofen before I go out for a jog to help the muscle…

Take a hike for better health

Take a hike for better health

You don’t need to summit Mount Everest to net the many benefits of hiking. Even a moderate one-hour hike can…

Exercise helps aging brain stay young

Exercise helps aging brain stay young

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: Over the last year, I sometimes forget things. I am 66 but…