News tagged with intensity exercise
(Medical Xpress)—The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Standing and walking for longer stretches improves insulin sensitivity and blood lipid levels more than an hour of intense exercise each day does, but only if the calories spent in both forms of exercise are similar. The ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 13, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
Do you feel like exercise just leaves you fatigued without any real improvements? A study of cyclists by scientists at the University of Stirling has uncovered the secret to successful training, a discovery ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 2 |
(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a previously unknown protein in muscles that spurs their growth and increased power following resistance exercise. They suggest that artificially raising the protein's ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Low antioxidant levels contribute to increased blood pressure during exercise for people with peripheral arterial disease, according to researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Regular physical activity may help older people reduce their chances of getting dementia.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new paper published this month by researchers at the University of Abertay Dundee suggests that anyone inspired to get fit by the Olympics and Paralympics can do so in just 60 seconds.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Exercising at moderate or -- for very active women -- even high intensity during pregnancy won't hurt your baby's health, a new study finds.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Older people who regularly exercise at a moderate to intense level may be less likely to develop the small brain lesions, sometimes referred to as "silent strokes," that are the first sign of cerebrovascular disease, according ...
Neuroscience Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
New study in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that low intensity warm-ups enhance athletic performance.
Other May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. ...
Pediatrics May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doing just half the amount of recommended exercise can be enough to reduce the risk of serious illness, research from the Department for Health have found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0