The pushup is a simple exercise that can strengthen and tone many of the muscles of the upper body and core. There are many variations of pushup that suit a range of abilities and focus on different sets of muscles. In this article, we look at which muscles pushups work and some of the benefits…

A recent study shows that a person’s metabolism does not stay the same for 24 hours — in fact, there are times of the day where their body is chewing through a greater number of calories while they are just sitting there. According to a new study, a person’s energy-burning ability fluctuates across the day….

Everyone, including people in excellent shape, can experience pain in their chest during exercise. The many potential causes range from benign to potentially life-threatening. Everyone who exercises regularly should recognize the symptoms that can accompany chest pain when the underlying issue is serious. Read on to learn more about the causes of chest pain during…

A new, large-scale study finds that even extreme levels of fitness increase lifespan — particularly in older people. A new study finds that exercise, even at extreme levels, prolongs life for seniors. Exercise is widely considered to benefit health, but is there such a thing as too much exercise? Some recent studies suggest so. For…