Stanford research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
“Exotendon,” a device that is clipped between a runner’s shoes and links them together, may be the secret to running faster.
A third of young athletes register high blood pressure, raising questions about their health — or about the new U.S. hypertension guidelines.
Stanford's Abby King shares evidence-backed strategies to get people to exercise more and sit less. "You don't need fancy equipment," she said.
Scientists from the MyHeart Counts research study have released data from 50,000 participants to enable additional investigations.
Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.
If you happened to have dropped by the Apple Store in downtown San Francisco Monday evening, you might have caught sight of something out of …
Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative encourages you to get outside through a "mini challenge" that emphasizes the role of nature in your well-being.
Stanford heart doctors bank on digital health to improve heart care in the future by monitoring encouraging exercise, detecting and tracking conditions like atrial fibrillation, and more.
In one of the largest observational studies on fitness and heart disease, researchers examined found that people with higher levels of grip strength, physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness had reduced risks of heart attacks and stroke.
A new report out of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department takes a science-first approach to detailing the boons of physical activity for human health.
Travel complicates a diet and exercise regime. Here, nutrition expert Christopher Gardner and doctor-chef Michelle Hauser offer advice.
Sometimes it's hard to get motivated to move. "It's my day off," you tell yourself, "besides, how much good could 30 or even 60 minutes …
Like other athletes at risk, female collegiate distance runners are predisposed to develop bone stress injuries from a condition known as the female athletic triad, …
The mind is a powerful thing — a simple thought can have an immediate physiological effect. For instance, just thinking about something stressful can make …