Obese people who engaged in resistance training were more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat, a new study finds.

Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar – sometimes called “prediabetes” – usually do not develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.

People who track their daily steps may not only be more active, they may also be less likely to develop health problems that lead to events like heart attacks or broken bones, a new study suggests.

Gelesis announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration cleared the biotechnology company’s lead product candidate Plenity (Gelesis100) as an aid in weight management in adults with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25–40 kg/m2, when used in conjunction with diet and exercise.

Taking caffeine before exercise could improve performance during a broad range of exercise tasks, according to a new review of past research.

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure.

Workouts that mix up a variety of intense exercises with brief recovery periods in between may help people lose more weight than chugging along at a steady pace on a treadmill or exercise bike, a research review suggests.

The number of push-ups a man can do in the doctor’s office may be a good predictor of his risk of developing heart disease in the coming years, new research suggests.

Just one in 20 U.S. children and teens gets the amount of sleep, exercise and screen time that doctors recommend for optimal health, a new study suggests.

For people with high blood pressure, starting an exercise regimen may lower blood pressure by as much as taking medication would, a large analysis suggests.