Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the United States. It’s a fun, social way for people of all ages to be active. But the recent boom in popularity has brought a rise in pickleball-related injuries. Here’s how to stay safe while enjoying yourself on the pickleball court.
Free time doesn’t have to be downtime. In fact, enjoyable activities that keep you moving just might help you live a longer, healthier life.
Looking for an affordable, simple exercise routine? Think back to your childhood: More than a schoolyard pastime, jumping rope is also an effective workout.
According to a recent study, even if you regain some weight, you can still reap health benefits.
Forgetting things or getting lost—most people know at least one common sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But there are more warning signs that aren’t as recognized.
Going for a walk? Self-care. Hitting the gym? Self-care. Pilates? Biking? Taking the stairs? You get the idea.
Salt—sodium chloride—isn’t inherently bad. It enhances flavors and has important functions in binding, stabilizing, and preserving food.
It’s afternoon, and your alertness has taken a nosedive. What you really want to do is find a quiet spot and take a nap. But should you?
For all its perks—sightseeing, visiting far-flung family—traveling comes with its share of challenges.
It’s wise to be finicky about fats. Choosing foods high in “good” fats—monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats—may benefit your heart. But giving in to “bad” fats—trans and saturated fats—could do your heart harm.
When the lights go out, your brain makes a hormone called melatonin. This signals to your body that it’s time for sleep. Soon, you’re drifting off to dreamland.
Among the many spoilers of a good night’s sleep, leg cramps in the calf or small muscles of the foot are all too common. They affect about half of people ages 60 and older.