fitness

The IT band is a long swath of connective tissue that makes it possible for us to use our legs to travel

By Ask the Doctors • May 7, 2021

Find out the best approach to get back in shape

By Chayil Champion • May 5, 2021

The sensation of pain is part of the body’s alert system. It instantly lets us know that something, somewhere, is amiss.

By Ask the Doctors • April 21, 2021

Studies show many Americans gained more than 20 pounds during one year of COVID-19

By Sandy Cohen • April 2, 2021

Does working out 11 minutes a day make a difference?

By Ask the Doctors • February 10, 2021

The logic behind the practice lies in the way that our bodies use stored energy

By Ask the Doctors • January 6, 2021

Crush your 2021 fitness goals with these tips

By Chayil Champion • December 30, 2020

Dear Doctors: I’ve been working from home for six months, so no more bike commutes and no office staircases. My two young kids are home, too, which means I can’t do a lunchtime bike ride, or even go during a break. How bad is it that I’m sitting way more [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 30, 2020

Dear Doctors: My husband caught a cold this summer, and he swears the readings from his fitness tracker a few days before warned him that he was about to be sick. Do you think that’s really possible?

Dear Reader: Your husband’s observations about how changes in the data from his fitness [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 30, 2020

Dear Doctors: I’m a 38-year-old man, very athletic, and I got really sick with the coronavirus. I didn’t land in the hospital, but it’s been a month and I’m still not 100%. I want to get back to running and lifting weights. Is it safe to exercise after COVID-19?

Dear Reader: [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 12, 2020