Health

Faster walkers more likely to live longer

People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical ...

Health

Do-anywhere upper body stretches

(HealthDay)—Flexibility in your upper body is important for many everyday activities you take for granted, like twisting and turning while backing out of a parking space. Try these three stretches to help keep your upper ...

Health

How to start a walking group

(HealthDay)—You enjoy walking and even have an exercise buddy to keep you on track. But maybe your enthusiasm has started to wane.

Cardiology

Morning exercise linked to BP reduction in sedentary seniors

(HealthDay)—In sedentary overweight/obese older adults, morning exercise reduces systolic blood pressure, with additional benefit seen by combining exercise with regular breaks in sitting, according to a study published ...

Neuroscience

Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain

Imagine walking on two treadmills at the gym, one side moving faster than the other. Would you be able to adapt to this change and come up with a new way of walking, or would you stagger and stumble as your legs falter about, ...

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