Expert Advise: Staying Cool and Hydrated Key to Exercise

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. Updated by dLife Editors 10/23/19. What’s the big deal about exercising outdoors during the warm summer months, or …

How to Break Up Your Sitting Time with Movement

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. If you have diabetes or prediabetes and are also out of shape and living a sedentary lifestyle, your doctor might be …

Two New Fitness Trackers Hitting Store Shelves in September

It’s an exciting time if you’re in the market for a new fitness tracker. September is slated to be a big month, with two of the latest …

Great Full Body Exercises You Can Do Outside of the Gym

If you are not a regular, going to the gym can be an intimidating process: The row of treadmills staring at you can be overwhelming and finding a …

8 Great Ways to Stay Fit After 50

Let’s be honest, once you hit 50, your body is not the same as when you were a 20-year-old. But that shouldn’t stop you from staying …

Expert Advice: How to Start a Walking Program, A Sure Way to Fitness

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, M.D. Updated 8/2/19. For a healthy, happy lifestyle, try walking — the most popular form of exercise. It’s easy, …

Expert Advice: 9 Exercise Excuses and Tips to Squash Everyone of Them

By Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D., FACSM. Updated 7/29/19. From the weather outside to simply not having the time or energy, there are plenty of reasons …

Why Exercising to Up Beat Music May Help You Exercise Better

Do you find it easier to exercise when you listen to invigorating music? Now, new research from Canada may be able to back that up. Researchers have …

Expert Advice: Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

Exercise can be a daunting challenge for many people, add diabetes into the mix, and you have a host of other things to worry about such as blood …

Strength and Weight Training Can Control Diabetes in Obese Individuals

New research from Brazil shows that vigorous physical exercise such as strength and weight training can reduce accumulated liver fat and improve …