Genetics

Genes play key role in exercise outcomes: study

A new study has found that genes play a significant role in how our bodies respond to exercise and has identified a number of specific genes that influence the outcomes of different kinds of physical activity.

Health

How often should we exercise to get in shape?

Elite athletes—like Jakob Ingebrigtsen, who won gold for the men's 1500m race at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics—train almost ten to 14 times per week, clocking up numerous hours on the track and in the gym. But for the rest ...

Health

Exercise improves health through changes to DNA

While it is widely known that regular physical exercise decreases the risk of virtually all chronic illnesses, the mechanisms at play are not fully known. Now scientists at the University of Copenhagen have discovered that ...

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