Tag: Exercise

10,000 Steps Overkill For Reducing Mortality Risk In Older Women Says Study

Elderly women do not have to take 10,000 steps per day to reap health benefits, according to a new study. Researchers found that women who took an average of about 4,000 steps per day lived longer than those who took less.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 1, 2019

High-Intensity Exercise May Reverse Heart Function Loss In Type 2 Diabetes Patients

HIIT could be an inexpensive way to improve heart health of type 2 diabetes patients. High-intensity interval training is also beneficial for the elderly and obese individuals.

Public Health May 25, 2019

Study Suggests Cannabis Can Help Improve Exercise

Researchers found that 81 percent of runners who participated in a survey smoke marijuana before and after their workout. Some reported that the drug improved their performance while others said that it made them more motivated.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2019

Americans Are Sitting More And Computers, Not TV, Are To Blame

Almost half of Americans spend two or more hours each day sitting in front of their computers, according to a new study. This can lead to an increased risk for serious illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, and heart diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2019

Walking And Gardening Can Reduce Deadly Effects Of Too Much Sitting

Replacing an hour of sitting with physical activities can slash cardiovascular disease-related mortality risk. Activities such as walking fast, climbing stairs and strenuous gardening help.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2019

Household Chores Can Keep Your Brain Young: Study

Vigorous exercises still offer the best health benefits. Researchers of a new study, however, found that even light physical activity such as walking and doing housework can keep the brain young.

Neuroscience April 22, 2019

Programs Aimed At Improving Employee Wellness Yield Little Benefits, Says Study

New research found that employees exercised more regularly and had better weight management after enrolling in a wellness program. However, it does not result in a significant reduction on employee absenteeism nor healthcare cost in the short term.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2019

Neck Cracking Leaves Paramedic Natalie Kunicki Paralyzed

A young paramedic in London has suffered from stroke after cracking her neck last month. The patient now warns young people against the dangers of neck cracking.

Public Health April 16, 2019

Number Of Push Ups One Can Do May Indicate Heart Health

Men who can do more than 40 push-ups have a higher risk of experiencing heart issues, according to a new study. Researchers believe that the ability to do push-ups can be used to screen for cardiovascular diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2019

Interval Training Better At Promoting Weight Loss Than Cycling And Running

To lose weight, high-intensity interval training might be the way to go. Researchers analyzed over 40 studies that probed whether interval training or moderate intensity continuous programs like jogging and cycling will yield better results.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 19, 2019

More Physical Activity Can Help Prevent Depression, Study Finds

Do physical activities reduce depression, or does depression reduce physical activity? A new study finds the strongest evidence so far of physical activity's protective effect against depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

Study Links Body Size And Exercise To Longer Lifespans In Women

New research found that weight and height are indicators on whether a woman will reach 90 years old. According to data, tall and lean women have significantly higher chances of having a longer lifespan than short and heavier women.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019

Elderly People Can Protect Their Aging Brain From Dementia With Housework, Exercise

Physical activities can protect older adults' brain from dementia. Intense activities and exercises are highly beneficial but light activities such as doing house chores can still provide benefit.

Public Health January 17, 2019

Cutting Down On Sitting Effective At Boosting Longevity, Says Study

Even 30 minutes of light exercise per day can reduce a person's risk of early death. A new study found that swapping periods of sitting with physical activity can improve the chances of living a long life.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2019

Exercise As Good As Drugs When It Comes To Lowering Blood Pressure

According to a recent study, exercising can be as effective as medication in keeping your blood pressure in check. However, the researchers caution patients to continue taking their medication until further clinical trials and studies are carried out.

Medicine December 21, 2018

Regular Exercise, Healthy Diet Can Significantly Reduce Aging Of Human Brain

People who experienced cognitive decline can still reverse its effects by exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet. In a study, participants saw their brain age improve after only six months.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2018

Resistance Training Not As Effective As Endurance Training In Anti-Aging

A new research from a team of scientists from Germany revealed that endurance training and interval training provide better anti-aging results than strength training. The research involved over 200 participants who underwent different exercises for six months.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 28, 2018

Americans Spend Too Much Time Sitting Down, Says CDC

Most Americans admitted that they sit more than eight hours a day but do not get a moderate amount of exercise, according to a study by the CDC. What are the health issues associated with lack of exercise?

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2018

Top 10 Reasons To Buy Wireless Sports Headphones

Wireless headphones are the perfect complement for those who enjoy an active lifestyle. Here are 10 reasons why wireless sports headphones are the way to go.

PLUMSOTT October 26, 2018

Sedentary Lifestyle Worse For Health And Mortality Than Smoking, Heart Disease, And Diabetes: Study

A new study links cardiac fitness to a person's chances of living a long life. Researchers surmise that not exercising is essentially worse for health and mortality than risk factors such as smoking and heart disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 20, 2018

Exercise Is Good For The Brain Too, But Too Much Will Be Bad For It

Exercise has been further confirmed to be good both for a person's body and brain. However, people should refrain from exercising too much, as that will instead have a negative effect on mental health.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 10, 2018

Here’s How and How Long It Likely Takes To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

It's possible to see a noticeable difference in waist size with a calorie-controlled, quality diet and exercise, according to a fitness expert. Learn these specific tips to destroy belly fat now.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 30, 2018

Only 23 Percent Of Adults In The United States Get Enough Exercise

According to data published by the CDC, only around 23 percent of adults in America are getting the required amount of exercise in their spare time. The data also showed that the state with the highest number of adults that exercise is Colorado.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 28, 2018

Young American Women Struggle To Pursue Exercise As They Get Older, Study Says

A new study showed that there was a significant difference between young men and young women’s fitness activity following high school graduation. The results were taken from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018

Teen Hospitalized With Life-Threatening Illness After 'Too Much' Workout: What Is Rhabdomyolysis?

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition that occurs with serious skeletal muscle injury. It can be caused by excessive exercise, lightning strike, extreme body temperatures, and even infections.

Medicine June 2, 2018

Teen Diagnosed With Deadly Infection From Working Out 'Too Much'

A seventeen-year-old boy from Houston, Texas was hospitalized with a deadly infection that he contracted from lifting weights. The teen was diagnosed with Rhabdomyolysis, which can happen from exercising too much.

Public Health May 31, 2018

This Is The Amount Of Exercise You Need To Keep Your Brain Healthy

Aerobics isn't just the form of exercise that can benefit cognitive health. A range of other exercise regimes can also keep the mind sharp as people age but how much exercise is needed to keep the brain healthy?

Neuroscience May 31, 2018

Aerobic Exercising Can Help Treat Addictions To Alcohol And Drugs, A New Study Suggests

A new study shows that aerobic exercising can help combat a person's addiction to drugs and alcohol. This particular exercise also helps reduce stress and depression as well as many physical health issues.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

How Leg Exercises Can Actually Improve Brain Health And Help Deal With Stress

Researchers reveal that leg exercises can dramatically improve the functionality of the brain. They discovered that a lack of weight-bearing exercises could reduce neural stem cell production by 70 percent.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2018

Exercising 4-5 Days A Week Could Help Your Heart Remain Youthful, New Study Suggests

A new study conducted by various researchers in Texas showed that exercising four to five days a week helped decrease aging in the heart and major arteries. Participants of the study ranged from 60 years and older.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 21, 2018

Moderate Exercise May Not Be Able To Slow Down Dementia, Study Says

The British Medical Journal published a study that showcased moderate to intense exercise might not improve people diagnosed with dementia. The study involved nearly 500 people that were divided into two groups.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 17, 2018

Physically Exhausting Jobs May Shorten Men’s Lifespan: Study

Working out is good for your health. Or is it? A new study has found that physically demanding jobs may actually endanger your overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018

Health Experts Push To Prescribe Exercise As Part Of Routine Treatment For Cancer Patients

The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia are calling for exercise to be prescribed to people with cancer. What are the benefits of including exercise in routine cancer treatment?

Public Health May 7, 2018

5 Easy Ways To Reduce The Risk Of A Stroke And Lower Blood Pressure

As everyone gets older, the chances of having a stroke increases. However, there are several easy ways to prevent a cerebrovascular accident from occurring such as sauna bathing and exercise.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

#SaltBae Credits Red Meat And 4 Hours Of Sleep For Killer Abs

In a new interview with GQ, Nusret Gokce, formerly known as Salt Bae, opened up about his diet and workout regimen. The chef claimed that he actually does indulge in the red meat that he serves because it helps him get through the day.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 18, 2018

Your Chances For Heart Disease May Decrease If You Stay Active, Regardless Of What Your Genes Say

Keep working out. A new study says staying physically active diminishes one’s risk of developing heart disease regardless if they have an elevated genetic risk for such complications.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 11, 2018

Women Have Better Chances Of Surviving Breast Cancer If They Have More Muscle

Researchers have discovered that women with more muscle mass have higher chances of surviving breast cancer. Exercise apparently not only helps lower breast cancer risk but also helps women who have already been diagnosed with it.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2018

Exercising For As Little As 150 Minutes A Week Will Make You Happier, Study Claims

Exercise can make you happy, according to a new study that looks at the relationship between physical activity and happiness. However, it’s not as simple as that.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2018

Short Bursts Of Exercise Still Beneficial: Here Are Physical Activities For People With Busy Schedules

Running is just one of the many types of exercise that can be incorporated in one's high-intensity interval training. Even ordinary and everyday routines such as gardening can be beneficial, as well.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 26, 2018

Pregnant Women Who Exercise Might Have Shorter Labor, Says New Study

Exercising during pregnancy might lead to shorter labor periods when it’s time to give birth. However, pregnant women should take cautionary steps before engaging in strenuous physical activity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Fitness Blogger Ashy Bines Sparks Controversy Over Workout Program Designed For 1-Year-Old Kids

Fitness blogger and Instagram star Ashy Bines is receiving backlash for 'Ashy and Friends,' a program for 1-year-old to 6-year-old children. Doctors and parenting experts believe that the workout videos for children will do more harm than good.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 23, 2018

Drinking Alcohol Helps Better Than Exercise If You Want To Live Past 90 Years Old

According to the findings of a long-term study, drinking alcohol helps more than exercise in living past 90 years old. The study also found that hobbies, coffee, and being a bit overweight contribute to a longer life.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 20, 2018

How To Use Fitbit's Coaching App For Xbox One And Windows PC

Fitbit upgraded its Fitbit Coaching app for iOS and Android devices to integrate with Microsoft's Xbox One and Windows PC. Here's a guide on how to get started with Fitbit's Coaching app.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

Hate Working Out? Black Box VR Inspires Gamers To Exercise At The Gym

Looking for something that could make working out more fun? Say, fighting off enemies in virtual reality while doing body-building movements at the gym? Black Box VR inspires gamers to exercise at the gym.

Business Tech January 11, 2018

Regular Exercise May Help Improve Thinking Ability, Boost Memory, And Delay Dementia

The American Academy of Neurology released new guidelines that recommended exercise to patients with mild cognitive impairment. Regular exercise may help improve thinking ability and boost memory, resulting in the delayed onset of dementia.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2017

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