Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category


Can Exercise Help You Cure a Cold?

Posted on April 12th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Some people decide to avoid movement when they feel like they’re coming down with a cold. But this may not be a good idea, because recent research says that exercise may actually help you prevent or cure a cold. A study observed people with the cold virus who were divided into two groups: an exercise […]


Dr. Mercola: Exercise Can Help You Deal with Osteoarthritis

Posted on September 9th, 2011 by author  |  11 Comments »

Almost 27 million U.S. adults today suffer from the degenerative joint disease called osteoarthritis, which affects your distal joints found at the ends of your fingers and toes. Many think that you should avoid exercising if you suffer from osteoarthritis (or if you want to avoid it), but Dr. Joseph Mercola says this not true. […]


3 Lower Impact Exercises You Can Do Even When Not in Peak Condition

Posted on March 26th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  No Comments »

Exercise is one of the pillars of good health. However, exercises such as running or using an elliptical machine, while great for your cardiovascular system, may be too strenuous for you if you are suffering from painful conditions such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis. That’s why people dealing with chronic pain or stiffness tend […]


9 Simple Ways to Beat Back Pain

Posted on March 19th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Back pain is a very common problem in the United States as it affects 8 out of 10 people. Between 60 to 90 percent of all Americans will suffer at least one back injury in their lifetime, about 50 percent will experience multiple episodes of back problems, and many will need surgery. Don’t take your […]


The Four Principles of Good Exercise

Posted on May 12th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health. You might be tired of hearing this all the time but the benefits of exercise have a profound impact to your health. Exercise benefits include weight loss, improving your brainpower, fighting depression, lowering your blood pressure, increasing your energy levels and […]