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Fat is Better Predictor than Muscle for Heart Health

Your heart would like you to lose fat rather than gain muscle.

Researchers from the University of Bristol in England have determined early markers of heart health are impacted more by losing fat than gaining muscle.

, September 20, 2021


Cocoa Flavanols Beneficial for Oxygen Uptake

Cocoa flavanols could help sedentary people start an exercise program.

Researchers in Liverpool, England found sedentary adults had faster oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise after supplementing with cocoa flavanols.

, August 09, 2021


Dancing Keeps Parkinson’s Symptoms in Check

Dancing helps Parkinson's sufferers manage symptoms.

Researchers found weekly dance lessons led to a reduction in motor impairment and a significant improvement in some Parkinson's symptoms.

, July 12, 2021


Resistance Breathing Lowers Blood Pressure Just Like Exercise

Lowering your blood pressure can be done with little effort in only 5 minutes per day.

Researchers at the University of Colorado found strength training for your breathing muscles was able to lower systolic blood pressure and improve some measures of vascular health as much or more than regular exercise or drugs.

, July 02, 2021


Sprinters Might Outrun Bone Loss

High-impact exercises could help prevent bone loss during aging.

Researchers in Finland found older men who continued their sprint training maintained or even improved their bone health during a 10-year period compared to those who reduced their training load.

, June 07, 2021


Plant Protein Similar to Animal Protein for Building Muscle

Study suggests the amount of protein is more important than the source.

Researchers in Brazil saw similar gains in strength and muscle mass for study participants who worked out whether they consumed a vegan or omnivorous diet.

, May 24, 2021


No Pain No Gain for PAD Sufferers

Sometimes exercise has to hurt to be beneficial.

Researchers found if people with peripheral artery disease don't experience pain while exercising they are not working hard enough to see benefits.

, April 12, 2021


Leafy Greens Important for Muscle Strength

Research shows it takes more than protein to build muscle.

Scientists in Australia say a cup of leafy green vegetables a day is critical for muscle strength.

, April 05, 2021


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