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Strength exercise as vital as aerobic new research finds



Date: November 1, 2017 Source: University of Sydney Summary: Push ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults. Push ups and sit ups could add years to your...

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Exercise can counteract treatment side-effects, improve cardiovascular fitness in women with advanced breast cancer



Date: November 2, 2017 Source: The European School of Oncology (ESO) Summary: Taking part in regular exercise can reduce fatigue and pain, and improve cardiovascular health and quality of life in women being treated for advanced breast cancer, according...

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High-intensity interval training rapidly improves diabetics' glucose metabolism



Source: University of Turku Summary: New research reveals that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases glucose metabolism in muscles as well as insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes. After just a two-week training period, the glucose uptake in thigh muscles...

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One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression



  One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression Date: October 3, 2017 Source: University of New South Wales Summary: Regular exercise of any intensity can prevent future depression -- and just one hour can help, a landmark study...

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Aerobic, resistance exercise combo can boost brain power of over 50s



Aerobic, resistance exercise combo can boost brain power of over 50sEffects independent of current state of brain health, finds evidence reviewDate:April 24, 2017Source:BMJSummary:A combination of aerobic and resistance exercises can significantly boost the brain power of the over 50s, finds...

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Benefits of physical activity may outweigh impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease



v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Benefits of physical activity may outweigh impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease Date: March 1, 2017 Source: European Society of Cardiology Summary: The benefits of physical activity may outweigh the impact...

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Yoga for lower back pain



v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} Yoga may have health benefits for people with chronic non-specific lower back pain Date: January 11, 2017 Source: Wiley Summary: Yoga may lead to a reduction in pain and functional ability...

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Regular exercise critical for heart health



Regular exercise critical for heart health, longevity Experts encourage physical activity for heart disease prevention   The majority of citizens in developed countries should not be concerned by potential harm from exercise but rather by the lack of exercise...

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Getting the most from your stretching routine



Getting the most from your stretching routine   The conclusions of a systematic review of hundreds of studies contradict the most common static stretching findings from the last 15 years. This research reviews hundreds of studies to determine best...

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Exercise improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease



NAFLD is considered the hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome and is commonly associated with obesity and diabetes. There are no approved drug treatments for NAFLD, but lifestyle interventions such as diet, exercise, and the resulting weight loss have been shown...

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Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity



Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study of over...

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Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat



Normal 0 0 1 358 2044 17 4 2510 11.768 0 0 0 Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat   Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related...

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Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise



Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease (CVD) in people who exercise, according to results from the In Vino Veritas (IVV) study presented at ESC Congress today by Professor Milos Taborsky from the Czech Republic Professor Taborsky said: "This is the...

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Think fun when exercising and you'll eat less later



Think of your next exercise workout as a "fun run" or as a well-deserved break, and you'll eat less afterward. Think of it as exercise or as a workout and you'll later eat more dessert and snacks to reward...

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Out of shape? Your memory may suffer



Here's another reason to drop that doughnut and hit the treadmill: A new study suggests aerobic fitness affects long-term memory.Michigan State University researchers tested 75 college students during a two-day period and found those who were less fit had a...

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Changes to fat cells following exercise



Exercise, even in small doses, changes the expression of our innate DNA. New research from Lund University in Sweden has described for the first time what happens on an epigenetic level in fat cells when we undertake physical activity."Our study...

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35 Year Study Finds Exercise Reduces Risk of Dementia



Dec. 9, 2013 -- The study identifies five healthy behaviors as being integral to having the best chance of leading a disease-free lifestyle: taking regular exercise, non-smoking, a low body weight, a healthy diet and a low alcohol intake.The people who...

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Moderate Exercise Not Only Treats, but Prevents Depression



Oct. 28, 2013 -- Physical activity is being increasingly recognized as an effective tool to treat depression. PhD candidate George Mammen's review published in the October issue of theAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine has taken the connection one step further, finding that...

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High-Intensity Exercise for People With Heart Disease



Sep. 20, 2013 -- High-intensity exercise is shown to be protective against coronary heart disease (CHD) and is well known as a popular and time-saving approach to getting fit. But what about people who already have heart disease? Previously,...

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Sports Medicine Advice



Sports Medicine AdviceFrom Dr. Christine Louden Question:  Dr. Louden, could you help me with muscle cramps ? I am a runner and have done a few marathons. Each time around the 19th mile I get significant leg cramps. Is there...

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Small Study Suggests Statins May Blunt Benefits Of Exercise



From Forbes Online:A small study is raising big questions about whether statins may blunt the beneficial effects of exercise. The study has been published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and was the subject of a New York...

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The Very Latest in Fitness



http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/the-scientific-7-minute-workout/?smid=pl-shareThe Scientific 7-Minute Workout In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven...

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Exercise-Related Changes in Estrogen Metabolism May Lower Breast Cancer Risk



May 7, 2013 -- Changes in estrogen breakdown, or metabolism, may be one of the mechanisms by which aerobic exercise lowers a woman's breast cancer risk, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association...

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Change Diet, Exercise Habits at Same Time for Best Results, Study Says



Apr. 21, 2013 -- Most people know that the way to stay healthy is to exercise and eat right, but millions of Americans struggle to meet those goals, or even decide which to change first. Now, researchers at the...

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Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance for Kids With ADHD



ScienceDaily (Oct. 16, 2012) -- A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The study, published in the current...

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Even the Very Elderly and Frail Can Benefit from Exercise



ScienceDaily (Sep. 6, 2012) -- A study carried out by Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Université de Montréal, has shown that all seniors, even...

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Healthy Lifestyle Reduces Risk of Hypertension by Two Thirds



ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2012) -- Healthy behaviours regarding alcohol, physical activity, vegetable intake and body weight reduce the risk of hypertension by two thirds, according to research presented at the ESC Congress August 27.The findings were presented by Professor...

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Coconut Water Is an Excellent Sports Drink -- For Light Exercise



ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2012) -- Coconut water really does deserve its popular reputation as Mother Nature's own sports drink, a new scientific analysis of the much-hyped natural beverage concluded at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

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Iron, Vitamins Could Affect Physical Fitness in Adolescents



ScienceDaily (Aug. 8, 2012) -- Adolescence is an important time not only for growing but for acquiring healthy habits that will last a lifetime, such as choosing foods rich in vitamins and minerals, and adopting a regular exercise regimen....

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Tai Chi Shown to Improve COPD Exercise Capacity



ScienceDaily (Aug. 8, 2012) -- Tai Chi can be used as an effective form of exercise therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new findings. The research, which was published online August 9, 2012 ahead...

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Resveratrol May Be Natural Exercise Performance Enhancer



  ScienceDaily (June 19, 2012) -- A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta. Principal investigator Jason Dyck and his...

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Building Muscle Without Heavy Weights



  ScienceDaily (Apr. 26, 2012) -- Weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights says a new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.  ...

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Daily Physical Activity May Reduce Alzheimer's Disease Risk at Any Age



  ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2012) -- Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, according to a new study by neurological researchers from Rush University Medical...

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Some Like It Hot: Popular Yoga Style Cranks Up the Heat



ScienceDaily (Jan. 16, 2012) -- Yoga is one of the hottest fitness trends and a style known as "hot yoga" is gaining in popularity. Hot yoga refers to yoga practiced in a heated environment, with the room temperature generally...

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Short Walk Cuts Chocolate Consumption in Half



  ScienceDaily (Dec. 7, 2011) -- 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...

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Increased Use of Bikes for Commuting Offers Economic, Health Benefits



ScienceDaily (Nov. 2, 2011) -- Cutting out short auto trips and replacing them with mass transit and active transport would yield major health benefits, according to a study just published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The biggest...

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Cheating Father Time: 50-Year-Old Can Be Every Bit as Fit as Someone 30 Years Younger, but Exercise Is Key



ScienceDaily (Oct. 11, 2011) -- Who is likely to be fitter: a lazy 20-year-old or an active 50-year-old? New research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's K.G. Jebsen Center of Exercise in Medicine provides statistical evidence that...

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Some Exercise Is Better Than None: More Is Better to Reduce Heart Disease Risk



  ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2011) -- Even small amounts of physical activity will help reduce heart disease risk, and the benefit increases as the amount of activity increases, according to a quantitative review reported in Circulation, journal of the...

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Grab the Leash: Dog Walkers More Likely to Reach Exercise Benchmarks



  ScienceDaily (June 20, 2011) -- Man's best friend may provide more than just faithful companionship: A new study led by a Michigan State University researcher shows people who owned and walked their dogs were 34 percent more likely to...

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Strength Training for Grandma and Grandpa



ScienceDaily (June 11, 2011) -- People lose 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years. However, maintaining muscle strength in old age is enormously important in order to maintain mobility and to be able to...

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Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer



  ScienceDaily (May 24, 2011) -- A study of 1,455 U.S. men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer has found a link between brisk walking and lowered risk of prostate cancer progression, according to scientists at the University of California,...

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Tai Chi Appears to Benefit Quality of Life for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure



Tai Chi Appears to Benefit Quality of Life for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure, Study FindsScienceDaily (Apr. 26, 2011) -- Tai chi exercise appears to be associated with improved quality of life, mood and exercise self-efficacy in patients with chronic...

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Interval Training and Healthy Eating Is Solution to Obesity



Interval Training and Healthy Eating Is Solution to Obesity, Study ShowsScienceDaily (Apr. 29, 2011) -- A program which combines interval training and healthy eating practices seems to be perfectly indicated for those suffering from obesity, according to the results of...

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Tai Chi Beats Back Depression in the Elderly



Tai Chi Beats Back Depression in the Elderly, Study ShowsScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2011) -- The numbers are, well, depressing: More than 2 million people age 65 and older suffer from depression, including 50 percent of those living in nursing homes....

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Exercise Can Curb Marijuana Use and Cravings



Exercise Can Curb Marijuana Use and Cravings, Study FindsScienceDaily (Mar. 8, 2011) -- Vanderbilt researchers are studying heavy users of marijuana to help understand what exercise does for the brain, contributing to a field of research that uses exercise as...

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Exercise Improve Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome



Exercise Improve Symptoms in Irritable Bowel SyndromeScienceDaily (Jan. 25, 2011) -- Physical activity improves symptoms in patients with IBS and is protective against symptom deterioration. This has recently been shown in a study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.The study,...

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Yoga: More than exercise



Yoga: More than exerciseFrom The C.A.M. ReportYoga increases brain gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) activity, which is reduced in mood and anxiety disorders.Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine studied whether the changes in mood, anxiety, and GABA levels are specific to...

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Scientists Identify Avoidable Breast Cancer Risk Factors



Scientists Identify Avoidable Breast Cancer Risk FactorsScienceDaily (Jan. 18, 2011) -- Many risk factors for breast cancer are well studied and documented. Thus, scientists are sure by now that early first menstrual period, late onset of menopause and a family...

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Taking More Steps Every Day Can Help Ward Off Diabetes



Taking More Steps Every Day Can Help Ward Off Diabetes ScienceDaily (Jan. 14, 2011) -- Simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes, finds a study published on the...

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Exercise May Lower Risk of Death for Men With Prostate Cancer



Exercise May Lower Risk of Death for Men With Prostate CancerScienceDaily (Jan. 5, 2011) -- A new study of men with prostate cancer finds that physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due...

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Improving Children's Diets Using Behavior Change Video Games



Improving Children's Diets Using Behavior Change Video Games Shows PromiseScienceDaily (Dec. 13, 2010) -- Obesity in youngsters has risen dramatically in recent decades. Fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption and increased water intake can lower the risk of obesity, as can...

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Light Exercise May Prevent Osteoarthritis



Light Exercise May Prevent Osteoarthritis, Study SuggestsScienceDaily (Nov. 29, 2010) -- People at risk for osteoarthritis may be able to delay the onset of the disease or even prevent it with simple changes to their physical activity, according to a...

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Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer's



Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer'sScienceDaily (Nov. 19, 2010) -- In a study that included healthy 65- to 85-years-old who carried a high-risk gene for Alzheimer's disease, those who exercised showed greater brain activity in memory-related...

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Effects of Pilates on endurance, flexibility, balance, and posture



From C.A.M ReportEffects of Pilates on endurance, flexibility, balance, and postureDr. June Kloubec at Gustavus Adolphus College, in St. Peter, Minnesota reports her findings.First, the details.    * 50 middle-aged adults were randomly assigned to a treatment group.          o A 1-hour...

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Only 5% of Americans Engage in Vigorous Physical Activity on Any Given Day



Only 5% of Americans Engage in Vigorous Physical Activity on Any Given Day ScienceDaily (Sep. 15, 2010) -- On any given day, most U.S. adults report performing predominantly sedentary and light activities, according to a new study published in the...

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Aerobic Exercise Relieves Insomnia



Aerobic Exercise Relieves Insomnia ScienceDaily (Sep. 15, 2010) -- The millions of middle-aged and older adults who suffer from insomnia have a new drug-free prescription for a more restful night's sleep. Regular aerobic exercise improves the quality of sleep, mood...

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Supplement Produces a 'Striking' Endurance Boost



Supplement Produces a 'Striking' Endurance Boost ScienceDaily (Aug. 26, 2010) -- Research from the University of Exeter has revealed taking a dietary supplement to boost nitric oxide in the body can significantly boost stamina during high-intensity exercise. The study has...

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Benefits of Pilates in breast cancer patients



Benefits of Pilates in breast cancer patientsFrom C.A.M. ReportResearchers at Ege University, in Izmir, Turkey studied the impact of Pilates exercises on physical performance, flexibility, fatigue, depression, and quality of life in women treated for breast cancer.First, the details.    *...

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Benefits of walking or biking to work



From the CAM Report"Active" commuting (walking or biking) has many benefits, as reported in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.First, the details.    * 2364 adults participated.    * They recorded the time, distance, and mode of commuting...

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