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Live longer by adding strength training to your workout
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Live longer by adding strength training to your workout

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN  —  Physical activity guidelines for older adults stress doing at least two days of strength training and 2½ hours of moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity each week. Yet...

How to Gain Muscle While Losing Weight
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How to Gain Muscle While Losing Weight

4. Eat 25-plus grams of protein four times per day. “We’ve all heard the cliché, ‘abs are made in the kitchen.’ It’s so true,” says Thomas Roe, an American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer, endurance athlete, founder of TRoe Fitness and owner of Local Moves Studio in San Antonio, Texas. , Following a strict nutrition...

Weight training and aerobics lower early death risk, study finds
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Weight training and aerobics lower early death risk, study finds

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide up will help you ease into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN  —  Aerobic activities and weight training have health benefits on their own, but combining them could have even greater effect when it comes to disease prevention and early...

Ways to Shift Your Mindset for Better Weight Loss
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Ways to Shift Your Mindset for Better Weight Loss

For many people, losing weight is a significant challenge. If losing weight were easy, there wouldn’t be so many diets and approaches to choose from. Every diet and weight-loss strategy has its pros and cons, but for any to really work, you’ve got to get your mind right. Getty Images Quite simply, “without the right...

How to help your teen get moving
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How to help your teen get moving

Editor’s Note: Before beginning any new exercise program, consult your doctor. Stop immediately if you experience pain. CNN  —  It’s no secret that exercise is important for your health, whatever your age. And it’s tempting to assume kids have no problem staying active. After all, there is gym class in school, recess for the younger...

Night owls have higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, study says
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Night owls have higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, study says

Sign up for the Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep. CNN  —  If you prefer to go to bed and get up later – a sleep chronotype known as being a night owl – you may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes and heart...