News tagged with fitness activities

Do fitness trackers make you fitter?

Nearly 20 million fitness trackers were sold last year. These digital devices – which track everything from heart-rate to the number of steps you take – are sold on the promise that they will help the owner lose weight ...

Feb 09, 2016
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Physical activity may help keep fat children fit

A recent Finnish study shows that high body adiposity, low physical activity, and particularly their combination are related to poorer physical fitness among 6-8 year old children. The results also suggest that physically ...

Jan 13, 2016
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Fitness versus fatness—which matters more?

There is a longstanding debate in the research community about the importance of fitness versus fatness in health. Are exercise and improving fitness more important than eating well and maintaining a healthy weight?

Nov 09, 2015
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