Exercise was shown to be critical to preventing premature deaths.
Researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh came to the conclusion that physical activity prevents at least 3.9 million deaths around the world each year.
June 29, 2020
Improving your memory may be as simple as going out for a jog.
Researchers at UT Southwestern in Dallas were able to use imaging technology to map blood flow changes in the brain to areas associated with memory as a result of aerobic exercise.
June 01, 2020
Exercise has always been thought to improve metabolism but new research proves it.
The results of a new study show the benefits of exercise on metabolism are more profound than researchers previously understood.
April 20, 2020
Yoga helps people feel better mentally and scientists now better understand why.
Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine used brain imaging to discover yoga increases the levels in the brain of Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) which has been shown to mitigate depressive symptoms.
February 10, 2020
It takes more than just exercise to keep muscles working properly as we age.
A new study revealed the prevalence of muscle weakness was twice as high among adults with a vitamin D deficiency and impaired muscle performance was three times higher among those with low levels of vitamin D.
October 28, 2019
When you eat in relation to exercise can have a "profound and positive" effect on the outcome.
Researchers from the Universities of Bath and Birmingham in England found men who worked out before breakfast burned twice as much fat as those who ate first.
October 21, 2019
Rinsing your mouth with antibacterial mouthwash after working out is not a good idea.
Researchers at the University of Plymouth (England) have discovered using antibacterial mouthwash after working out cuts the blood pressure reduction of exercise by as much as 60 percent.
September 09, 2019
Lifting weights can help those with peripheral artery disease get past the leg cramps from walking.
Researchers from the University of New South Wales have found resistance training can be an effective supplement to the current gold standard prescription of interval walking, which can trigger pain.
August 12, 2019