Men's Health in the News

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

10/17/2014 - Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Health Tip: Exercise With Weights

10/03/2014 - Suggestions for safe strength training

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

09/23/2014 - It's easier than going it alone

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

09/15/2014 - Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving

09/10/2014 - Offer toys that spur exercise

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

09/08/2014 - But no similar association was found between mother and children

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

08/22/2014 - Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

08/19/2014 - Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program

08/18/2014 - Don't focus on just one form of activity

Health Tip: Warm Up Before Exercise

08/13/2014 - It boosts metabolism before activity

Health Tip: Dressing for Fitness Success

08/12/2014 - Clothing should be loose, lightweight

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

08/07/2014 - Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?

06/06/2014 - Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report

05/28/2014 - Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

05/23/2014 - Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief

05/16/2014 - Get aerobic activity regularly

Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer

05/12/2014 - Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

Pregnancy Ultrasound a Big Bonding Moment for Dads-to-Be

04/30/2014 - Fetal image helps men take in reality of pending birth, study suggests

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

04/30/2014 - Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

04/30/2014 - Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

Did You Know?

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In these sedentary days and times, it's important to be physically active to maintain your health. Consider swimming, biking or brisk walking, starting slowly and working your way up to at least 30 minutes of moderate activity most days of the week, advises the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.