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Brain Boost from Exercise can Last Years

Strenuous exercise can benefit the brain for a long time.

New research from the University of Queensland in Australia found high-intensity interval exercise over a six-month period improves brain function in older adults for up to five years.

, July 15, 2024

Short Exercise Breaks Refocus Your Attention Span

A short burst of exercise can help you recapture your focus during a long meeting.

A psychology professor at Ohio State, whose students were having trouble remaining engaged during an entire lecture, found a quick exercise break is just what is needed to regain focus during long periods of sitting.

, May 13, 2024

Cardio Fitness Cuts Death Risk Dramatically

Research shows good cardio fitness can help you avoid death longer.

Researchers at the University of South Australia discovered increased cardio fitness cuts the risk of dying from any cause by nearly 20 percent.

, May 06, 2024

Weight Training Helps Seniors Defeat Anxiety and Depression

More seniors may start to lift weights as a result of this new study.

New research from Brazil shows weight training can improve the mental health of seniors, especially those who suffer from anxiety and depression.

, April 15, 2024

Exercise is Helpful in Beating Chronic Pain

The way to deal with pain might be to just keep moving.

New research from Norway says staying physically active can increase a person's pain tolerance and reduce the risk of and possibly the effects of chronic pain.

, April 08, 2024

Cranberries Give Competitive Runners a Boost

Cranberries might be what you need to improve your athletic performance.

Researchers at Concordia University in Montreal found the simple technique of adding cranberries to the diets of highly competitive runners was able to boost their performance.

, April 01, 2024

Increasing Youth Sports Participation Could Save Billions

Getting kids to play sports when they are young increases the chances they will be healthier later in life.

Researchers at City University of New York say by increasing participation to targeted levels by 2030 could improve physical and mental health of many children and save as much as $80 billion in direct medical costs and productivity losses.

, March 04, 2024

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

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