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Strength Training Helps with Depression and Anxiety

Consider going to the gym next time you feel depressed.

Researchers at the University of Limerick in Ireland and Iowa State University teamed up to confirm the benefits of resistance exercise in the treatment of anxiety and depression.

, February 15, 2024


Inflammatory Foods Linked to Muscle Weakness

Be careful in what you eat if you want to maintain your strength as you get older.

New research from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia shows those who avoid inflammatory foods are able to keep their muscle mass and strength longer than those don’t necessarily watch what they eat.

, January 29, 2024


Poor Youth Fitness Linked to Poor Heart Health Later

Staying active when you are young will help you stay healthy when you are older.

New research from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland found low youth fitness is associated with higher risk of cardiometabolic diseases in middle age.

, January 11, 2024


A Brisk Walk Could Help You Quit Smoking

A brisk walk could help reduce cravings and aid you in your quest to quit smoking.

Researchers at the University of Innsbruck in Austria found that 10 minutes of brisk walking was able to reduce cravings, lessen withdrawal symptoms and improved the overall sense of well-being of those looking to quit smoking.

, January 01, 2024


Running is Effective in Overcoming Depression

Running can help you chase the blues away.

A new study from Vrije University in Amsterdam shows running provides the same level of relief from depression as a prescription antidepressant.

, October 16, 2023


Playing Sports Helps a Child’s Mental Health

Sports can counterbalance the effects of social media for mental health.

Playing sports has been shown by researchers in Australia to have long-term mental health benefits for those who participate.

, September 11, 2023


Exercise Makes Old Brains Seem Young

Keeping your body in shape may keep your brain in shape as well.

A new study by scientists from the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas shows the brains of older people who engage in regular strenuous exercise more closely resemble those of younger adults.

, August 31, 2023


Walking Lowers Death Risk Even Below 5,000 Steps

It takes less walking than previously thought to reduce the risk of death.

A new report from the European Society of Cardiology shows the daily threshold for lowering your risk of death from any cause is less than 4,000 steps and decreased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease starts with just 2,300 steps.

, August 28, 2023


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