Is exercising while pregnant good for babies? ECU researchers investigate

A researcher at East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine recently was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to continue her groundbreaking study of the effects that exercising while pregnant has on babies. The funding through the AHA’s Innovative Project Award will provide Dr. Linda May, an […]

Fit doctors more likely to prescribe excercise, study finds

The new study, published in the British Journal of General Practice Open, concludes that doctors’ own lifestyles influence their preventive counselling about physical activity. The authors questioned doctors who were taking part in the Longitudinal Study of Norwegian Medical Students and Doctors. Of the 526 medics who responded, 307 (58%) […]

Best exercise to lose weight, here’s why experts call squats king of weight loss exercises

Whether you’re doing squats for weight loss or to gain an enviable, toned body, it is important to get the right form while doing it. Once you have mastered the art of squatting, you’ll see results around your thighs, glutes, calves and seat. There’s a reason why squat is called […]