News tagged with treadmill

Lose fat faster before breakfast

People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to new research from Northumbria University.

Jan 24, 2013
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Getting fit in middle age can reduce heart failure risk

Middle aged and out of shape? It's not too late to get fit—and reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions ...

May 15, 2013
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Study shows stroke patients can improve walking ability

(Medical Xpress) -- Stroke patients regain walking ability through at-home strength and balance exercise provided by a physical therapist just as well as when they participate in programs that practice the actual task of ...

May 27, 2011
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Robot legs helping stroke patients

(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to recovering from a stroke, one of the major goals or rehabilitation is learning how to walk again. Researchers in the Netherlands are working with a prototype device called ...

Sep 26, 2011
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Alternating training improves motor learning

Learning from one's mistakes may be better than practicing to perfection, according to a study in the Oct. 19 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study found that forcing people to switch from a normal walking patter ...

Oct 18, 2011
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Short walk cuts chocolate consumption in half

A 15-minute walk can cut snacking on chocolate at work by half, according to research by the University of Exeter. The study showed that, even in stressful situations, workers eat only half as much chocolate as they normally ...

Dec 07, 2011
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