Sitting too much is bad for your health, but offsetting the effects is easy, a study shows

CNN — Sure, you’ve heard about the dangers of sitting all day, but with most jobs, there’s not much you can do about it, right? Not according to a new study looking at the effects of prolonged sitting. Five minutes of light walking every half hour can help alleviate some of the increased risk that … Read more

Can “cycle sync” training with your menstrual cycle improve fitness levels?

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. CNN features the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. Content is solely produced by The Conversation. The conversation — If you’re someone who has to deal with periods on a regular … Read more

Physical fitness is a demographic watershed

Newswise – Sedentary behaviour, large waist circumference and older age: These factors are clearly linked to lower physical fitness among people aged 50 to 64 years. A study of over 5,000 participants examining the correlations in detail showed large discrepancies in fitness. Fitness is a vital factor for performance in sport, but also for the … Read more

Can “cycle sync” training with your menstrual cycle improve fitness levels?

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. CNN features the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. Content is solely produced by The Conversation. The conversation — If you’re someone who has to deal with periods on a regular … Read more

Why Planet Fitness Hasn’t Raised Its $10 Monthly Fitness Fee in 30 Years

new York CNN Business — A gym membership in the United States typically costs about $50 a month. Boutique gyms and high-intensity classes run double and triple. However, Planet Fitness offers a $10 monthly membership for 30 years. The no-frills gym chain hasn’t raised the price, making it one of the few things that still … Read more

Why Planet Fitness Hasn’t Raised Its $10 Monthly Fitness Fee in 30 Years

new York CNN Business — A gym membership in the United States typically costs about $50 a month. Boutique gyms and high-intensity classes run double and triple. However, Planet Fitness offers a $10 monthly membership for 30 years. The no-frills gym chain hasn’t raised the price, making it one of the few things that still … Read more

What is the magic number of steps to keep your weight off? Here’s what a new study says

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you get into a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Taking 8,600 steps a day will prevent weight gain in adults, while already overweight adults can halve their chances of becoming obese by adding an extra 2,400 steps – that’s … Read more

Gottlieb Center for Fitness will have a grand re-opening on October 1st

Newswise — MELROSE PARK, IL – Gottlieb Fitness Center is set to reopen on October 1st. After closing during the pandemic, the fitness center was remodeled to provide new and improved facilities for members. The Gottlieb Center for Fitness is a 55,000-square-foot facility with two pools, an indoor cushion track, extensive cardio and strength equipment, … Read more

Sleep may be as important to heart health as diet and physical activity, research suggests

Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide contains useful tips for achieving better sleep. CNN — If you want to keep your heart healthy, add a good night’s rest to your to-do list, says a new study. Heart disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer, according to the US Centers … Read more

Gottlieb Fitness Center will have a grand re-opening on October 1st

Newswise — MELROSE PARK, IL – Gottlieb Fitness Center is set to reopen on October 1st. After closing during the pandemic, the fitness center was remodeled to provide new and improved facilities for members. The Gottlieb Center for Fitness is a 55,000-square-foot facility with two pools, an indoor cushion track, extensive cardio and strength equipment, … Read more