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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


Exercise Helps Kidney Disease Patients Live Longer

Exercise offers health benefits for kidney disease sufferers.

Researchers in Taiwan found those diagnosed with kidney disease were able to help keep it from progressing and were able to reduce their risk of dying by up to 38 percent through regular exercise.

, March 15, 2021


Cognitive Abilities Linked to Fitness Levels in Preschoolers

Children who are active may have an advantage in the classroom.

Scientists from the University of Illinois discovered preschoolers with higher fitness levels than their peers also scored better on cognitive tests and other measures of brain function.

, February 22, 2021


Fat But Fit is Still Bad for the Heart

It's not enough just to be fit, you need to be trim as well.

Spanish researchers have found physical activity is not enough to undo the negative effects of excess body weight on the heart.

, January 25, 2021


Midlife Exercise Linked to Late Life Brain Health

Exercise is often thought of as healthy for the heart but new research shows it's also healthy for the brain.

Scientists have discovered people who are more physically active in midlife are more likely to have better brain health later in life.

, January 11, 2021


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