Tag: Physical Fitness

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 Just As Beneficial To Long-Term Health As Vigorous Exercise: Study

A study finds that accumulated minutes of exercise is just as beneficial to long-term health as sustained blocks of exercise. A hundred minutes of exercise a day, whether accumulated or sustained, cuts death risk by 76 percent.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 24, 2018

Physically Fit Middle-Age Women Nearly 90 Percent Less Likely To Develop Dementia

Middle-age women who are highly fit are 90 percent less likely to be diagnosed of dementia within 44 years. If they do develop the neurological disease, they get diagnosed 11 years later than their moderately fit counterparts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 15, 2018

Can’t Get To 10,000 Steps? Take Fewer, Faster Steps Instead

Walking has long been considered as a great form of physcal activity. If you’re having trouble meeting the 10,000-step requirement, researchers want you to keep this in mind: less can be more.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 17, 2016

Physical Activity The Best Exercise For Bigger Brains

A research strongly suggests that physical activity during mid-life can help slow down brain shrinkage and aging. Find out more about the conclusion to the two-decade study on the link between fitness and brain aging.

Life February 11, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Says Get Off Facebook And Go Run

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg challenged everyone to run 365 miles this year. Learn what makes the challenge highly doable and why it won't decrease the time you spend on Facebook.

Internet Culture January 6, 2016

7-Eleven jumps on the health food bandwagon with a new selection of food

The convenience store chain 7-Eleven is partnering with P90X pro Tony Horton to sell healthier options like kale juice and salads.

Internet Culture October 2, 2014

After school playing is a brain sharpener for kids

Physical activity helps improve mental skills in children, according to a new study.

Life September 29, 2014

Physical fitness in middle-school girls keeps depression at bay

Adolescents appear to benefit from being physically fit as researchers found that for children in this age group, physical fitness is associated with reduced odds to suffer from depression.

Life August 8, 2014

Anorexia is driven by misguided pride and positive emotions

People with anorexia may be receiving positive reinforcement from their weight loss. Researchers found that along with negative emotions, women who suffer from anorexia may have positive feelings from pride in maintaining or exceeding their weight loss goals.

Life August 7, 2014

More active kids have better-wired brains for language skills

Physical fitness is responsible for robust and more active brains in children. More physically active kids also have better language skills, a study finds.

Life June 9, 2014

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