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Kaia Motion-Tracking App Helps People Track Reps During Workout Routines

The Kaia Personal Trainer app developed by the Munich-based digital therapeutics start-up offers the skills of a personal trainer "at your fingertips in the comfort of your home." It is now available to download via the App Store and Google Play for $29.99 for three months.

Apps/Software March 21, 2019

Cutting Down On Sitting Effective At Boosting Longevity, Says Study

Even 30 minutes of light exercise per day can reduce a person's risk of early death. A new study found that swapping periods of sitting with physical activity can improve the chances of living a long life.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2019

Fitness App Data Reveal Identity Of Spies And Their Locations

A Dutch news site revealed that the workout information recorded by the popular fitness app Polar Flow can reveal the identity of secret agents and military personnel, and their locations. Polar said that it is now addressing the issue.

Apps/Software July 9, 2018

Teen Hospitalized With Life-Threatening Illness After 'Too Much' Workout: What Is Rhabdomyolysis?

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition that occurs with serious skeletal muscle injury. It can be caused by excessive exercise, lightning strike, extreme body temperatures, and even infections.

Medicine June 2, 2018

How To Live A Long Healthy Life With Simple Habits And 30-Minute Exercises (Or Less)

Leading a healthy lifestyle can add more than a decade to one's life expectancy, and some simple healthy habits can work wonders. Staying fit is also important, so here are some tips for short workouts with great results.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018

Short Bursts Of Exercise Still Beneficial: Here Are Physical Activities For People With Busy Schedules

Running is just one of the many types of exercise that can be incorporated in one's high-intensity interval training. Even ordinary and everyday routines such as gardening can be beneficial, as well.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2018

Fitness Blogger Ashy Bines Sparks Controversy Over Workout Program Designed For 1-Year-Old Kids

Fitness blogger and Instagram star Ashy Bines is receiving backlash for 'Ashy and Friends,' a program for 1-year-old to 6-year-old children. Doctors and parenting experts believe that the workout videos for children will do more harm than good.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 23, 2018

Swearing Aloud While You Exercise Can Make Your Muscles Stronger

Researchers said people can reap physical benefits from uttering swear words during an intense workout. Swearing pushes people to try harder and make muscles stronger.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2017

Fitness App Sworkit Now Lets Users Create Custom Workouts With New Builder Feature

Sworkit released a new feature called Workout Builder that allows users to create and share custom exercise plans catered to their needs.

Apps/Software March 7, 2017

Intense Stair Climbing Can Improve Your Fitness: Study

Couch potatoes now have no excuse to forego exercise. A new study suggests brief but intense stair climbing, which can be done anywhere, is just as good for the heart as structured physical activities.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 8, 2017

CrossFit Enthusiasts Need Rest Day In Between Workouts To Avoid Impairing Immune System

CrossFit enthusiasts especially beginners and those recovering from illness should take a break after two consecutive days of intense workout. Otherwise, they risk impairing their immune system.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 26, 2016

A Minute Of All-Out Exercise May Be Good Enough

Can’t find the time to work out? A new study revealed that a minute of all-out exercise may be good enough.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2016

The Move It Workout System Is Your Personal Smart Home Gym

This four-in-one fitness equipment device brings the gym to your home, as well as personal training and real-time feedback as you get fit.

Gadgets April 13, 2016

Functional Exercises To Burn Holiday Calories From New Year’s Parties

Now that you’ve survived the calorie rush of Christmas and New Year, perhaps it’s time to start burning some you gained over the holidays. Here is a list of several functional exercises to help you stay fit and healthy.

Life January 2, 2016

Awaken Your Inner Force With Star Wars Workout: Lightsaber-Themed Fitness Classes Pop Up Across US [Video]

Want to become a Jedi Warrior? These Star Wars-themed fitness classes will help you awaken your inner Force.

Life December 23, 2015

Feed Your Gains And Chill With The Bros Post-Workout With Protein Beer

Kick back after a day at the gym with the hommies without feeling the guilt of losing your gains with a new beer that's also a protein supplement from Supplemental Brewing, a startup that wants to revolutionize beer and protein fitness drinks.

Life October 10, 2015

30 Minutes Of Daily Exercise Is Not Enough: Here's Why

If one's goal is to decrease heart failure risk, then 30 minutes of exercise daily may not be enough to reach that goal. In a new study, researchers found that people may need to exercise two to four times more than the recommended to prevent heart failure.

Life October 7, 2015

Ready For A Workout Boost? Spotify Running Now Out On Android

The Spotify Running feature, which was first launched in May, now comes to the Android version of the music streaming service. Spotify selects music through the runner's pace and listening preference.

Apps/Software September 16, 2015

Apple Outs Apple Watch Guided Tours For Apple Pay, Workout And Activity

Apple has released the three final videos for the Guided Tours section of the Apple Watch.

Wearable Tech April 23, 2015

Skipping Gym For Long May Throw Your Fitness Level Into Rewind: Here's What Happens

Taking a two-week break from working out could reduce a person's cardiovascular fitness, insulin sensitivity and lean muscle mass. Experts advise what to do when getting back to the gym after a hiatus.

Life March 25, 2015

This Workout Fails Video May Have You Thinking Twice About Going To The Gym

The gym is a scary place.

Internet Culture January 8, 2015

30 minutes of vigorous exercise per day lowers breast cancer risk: Study

Regular exercise is one of the pillars of good health. Make sure to do 30 minutes of vigorous exercise a day and breast cancer risk is lowered.

Life November 4, 2014

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