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Exercise When You're Feeling Sleepy to Ward Off Narcolepsy

It's a never-ending cycle — you don't work out because you're sleepy, and then you gain weight because your daytime fatigue leads to bad food choices. Breaking this cycle can be as easy as convincing yourself to work out when you're getting sleepy.

By Martin Reed

Is Thyroid Disease Putting a Damper on Your Game — or Enhancing it?

Thyroid conditions can affect both the physical and mental abilities of athletes. As always, proper treatment is key — but be warned that too much treatment can lead to doping controversies.

By Mary Shomon

How One Woman With MS Ran 7 Marathons on 7 Continents in One Year

Cheryl Hile, 43, has run 44 of her 57 marathons while living with MS. She lives by a mantra that everyone should: “I will do what I can and I will never give up.”

By Stephanie Stephens

Boston Bombing Survivor and Patient Advocate

She was already fighting fibromyalgia — then came the Boston Marathon bombing. Read Lynn Julian Crisci's inspiring story of survival and perseverance.

By Stephanie Stephens

Do You Suffer from Chondromalacia Patella?

If you have a dull ache in the front of your knee and you’re a runner, walker, or stair-climber, you may be suffering from chondromalacia patella.

By Jeffrey Heit, M.D.

Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens

Getting Active Again After RA

Read how this former professional baseball player finally got his athletic groove back after his rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis.

By Emil DeAndreis

The Unspoken Rules at the Gym

Whether you’re running on a treadmill or attending a yoga class, there are a few etiquette things you should know.

By Stephanie Stephens

Overcoming Agoraphobia

Overcoming feared situations requires a systematic series of activities, time and patience.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Best Yoga Poses for Runners

Running is one of the best exercises to burn fat, lose weight and improve overall health. It can also help reduce stress and boost self-esteem, and all you need are a pair of running shoes and a can-do attitude. Despite the benefits of running, it al...

By Jacqueline Ho