The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently updated advice about how much physical activity you and your family should try to get. The new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is based on the latest research on how activity affects health.
You know you need to do it, but there are always a million excuses not to. This NPR podcast gives you the science behind getting up and moving, making exercise a habit that sticks and getting the most from your workout.
Current theories about depression suggest that sleep problems, a lack of energy, and physical inactivity can result from a depressed mood. Learn more about this study investigating the relationship between mood disorders and these factors.