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Lose Weight and Be Healthier In Just 28 Days With This Walking Plan

It's clear that exercising is a smart move, but if you still have couch potato tendencies, this news may nudge you to lace up: After age 30, being active is the most important way to reduce your lifetime risk of heart disease, according to the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The easiest way to get started? Walk! This calendar from fitness expert Chris Powell of the ABC show Extreme Weight Loss will help you conquer a new goal every day. RELATED: 6 Workouts You Can Do in 9 Minutes or…

Exercise May Help Young People with Severe Mental Health Disorders

Young adults who have severe mental health disorders that involve psychosis, or a break with reality, may benefit from exercising, a new, small study suggests.

7 Minute Full-Body Workout

This short high-intensity workout is based upon findings by the American College of Sports Medicine. Designed as an easy introduction to a workout regimen, the workout was produced by a study to find maximum results from minimal investment.

Study finds exercise adds to life expectancy, even for obese

So, what's it worth to lace up those sneakers and break a sweat for about 30 minutes a day? About 3.5 extra years of life, on average — and about 4.2 additional years for those willing to step up the intensity or put in closer to an hour a day of brisk walking or its equivalent, according to a new study.

5 Ways to Break Your Workout Plateau

::Not seeing the results of all your workouts anymore? Here are some tried and tested ways to break through the workout plateau.::

A new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism reveals that weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights.