Health

Get the most from your cardio workouts

(HealthDay)—You've made the decision to meet the 150-minutes-per-week goal of cardio workouts for better health. Now use these tips to make the most of these workouts.

Health

How to start exercising when you're out of shape

(HealthDay)—Though you may face challenges if you're carrying excess weight or haven't been active in a long time, you can still get fit and gain all the benefits that exercise has to offer.

Health

Exercise options that double as stress-busters

(HealthDay)—Exercise is a known stress buster, and different disciplines relax and tone you in a variety of ways. So, you can pick and choose from many types of exercise to go beyond physical fitness to better mental health.

Health

Dealing with an exercise-related injury

(HealthDay)—If you love exercise, one of the hardest parts of suffering an injury is being sidelined. But if you take the time to heal a sprain or strain correctly, you'll get back in the game faster.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical and mental multitasking may boost memory, study suggests

Performing memory training exercises at the same time as pedaling a stationary bike led to better gains in memory than doing the training exercises after working up a sweat, according to a 55-person study led by UCLA researchers. ...

Health

Take to the road on 2 wheels

(HealthDay)—Cycling is a fun fitness option at every age. It's easier on your joints than some other forms of cardio, yet it's just as efficient.

Cardiology

Motorized cycling may prime brain for relearning after stroke

Exercise on a motorized stationary bike appeared to give stroke patients an advantage in relearning everyday tasks and improved motor function of their arms, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's ...

Health

Research shows protective effects of exercise

Depending on your age, just one exercise session may improve the body's ability to overcome stressors by potentially boosting the antioxidant system. These results are part of Tinna Traustadóttir's study published this month ...

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