Engaging in short, explosive leg contractions is the most effective way of strengthening muscles, Loughborough research reveals.
20-year study shows that higher levels of fitness reduce the risk of developing of diabetes and prediabetes
A new study analysing fitness levels across two decades is the longest study demonstrating that higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) reduce the risk for developing prediabetes or diabetes. The study, which adjusts ...
A University of Guelph professor has uncovered the "secret" to staying strong as we age - superb fitness.
Walking is the most common exercise, and many walkers like to count how many calories are burned.
Increasing the blood flow in brown fat causes it to burn more calories in mice and may help treat obesity, a new study in the Journal of Applied Physiology reports.
Carbohydrates are the body's main energy source during high-intensity, prolonged running, a new study published in Journal of Applied Physiology reports.
Previous studies have shown that diabetes adversely affects breathing and respiratory function. However, in the past, researchers have not differentiated diaphragm muscle cells and the muscle cells of limb skeletal muscle ...
A former world champion sprinter is the first human tested to have nearly a quarter of his leg muscle fibers categorized as "super fast," says a report from Ball State University.
A common heart feature long thought to have negligible effects on human health and performance may be problematic at high altitude, according to University of Oregon researchers.
Ultrasound—the technology used for sonograms and examining the heart—can increase the rate at which heart cells beat, researchers from Drexel University report. In their paper "Ultrasound-Induced Modulation of Cardiac ...