A regular walking routine significantly reduces the risk of Metabolic Syndrome, a condition which affects one in four people in the UK and can cause heart disease, strokes and cancer.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Individuals with higher midlife cardiorespiratory fitness levels are significantly less likely to develop all-cause dementia later in life, according to research published in the Feb. 5 issue ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Heterosexual men pick up clues about other men's physical qualities from their dance moves just as heterosexual women do, say researchers at Northumbria University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Xiao Ru spent her last year of high school studying from morning until late at night. That didn't help her complete one particular assignment in her first year of college: a 1,500-meter run.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
By now, many New Year's fitness resolutions have likely been broken. But take heart, it's not too late to start over.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Employers, in an effort to help drive down health care costs, have increasingly offered work-sponsored health promotion programs but have had limited success with encouraging workers to participate. A new ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—When the mercury hits the freezing mark and the snow starts to fall, routine exercise habits may be among the first things to freeze over. But this year a couple of fitness experts are standing ...
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Downsize Fitness is an exclusive health club, evocative of the nation's trendiest gyms. But there's a strict requirement to join: You must be 50 pounds or more overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The November Project began last fall as a pact between friends who wanted to stay in shape, but has evolved into what co-founders Brogan Graham, AS'06, and Bojan Mandaric, AS'06, call a "fitness ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A diet low in palmitic acid (PA) and high in oleic acid (OA) improves insulin sensitivity and is associated with lower levels of markers of metabolic and oxidative stress in women only, according ...
Diabetes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Six weeks of weight training can significantly improve blood markers of cardiovascular health in young African-American men, researchers report in the Journal of Human Hypertension.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Fit kids aren't only first picked for kickball. New research from Michigan State University shows middle school students in the best physical shape outscore their classmates on standardized tests and take home better report ...
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0