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Whole body vibration (WBV)—a less strenuous form of exercise—has been found to provide similar muscle and bone benefits as regular exercise does.
In a recent study published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology, researchers found that WBV yielded results… Read More
New research from the University of Surrey and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at King’s College London has found that physical activity—specifically walking—can improve the quality of life in those with advanced cancer.
Previous research has shown… Read More
Staying healthy is a challenge that may seem daunting at first, as we are constantly bombarded with new diet and health fads. Many of us lead busy lives, resulting in the development of habits that could be harming our overall… Read More
We’re told constantly how important exercise and keeping in shape is to our health, but not everyone is capable of performing the same fitness routines due to health conditions affecting their joints and mobility. If you find yourself limited to… Read More
New research from McMaster University has shown that brief, intense bursts of stair climbing can boost your fitness and your heart health. The study examined whether interval training in the form of stair climbing could improve the cardiovascular health of… Read More
Keeping active in the winter months can be a challenge. The days are shorter and colder, and going outside for fresh air may seem unappealing when you could be curled up and cozy in front of a fire.
Shake off… Read More
“Stand up straight!”
Most of us have heard this command at one point during our childhood. Strangely though, most young children start out with pretty good postures. It’s us adults that need a good reminder about posture, as well as… Read More
Over 50 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and bone fractures, making prevention methods a focus and putting exercise benefits in the spotlight.
A recent hip hop study—no not the music, we literally mean hopping—has shed some light on how… Read More
A new study has found that runners’ brains, compared to non-runners, show greater connections. What does this mean exactly? The researchers found that runners had greater functional connectivity compared to those who lived more sedentary lives.
The researchers compared brain… Read More
Schizophrenia symptoms are significantly lower with aerobic exercise, according to study findings. The researchers combined data from 10 independent clinical trials with a total of 385 schizophrenia patients. The researchers found that just 12 weeks of aerobic exercise is enough… Read More
Heart recovery may be improved by resuming regular exercise soon after a heart attack. Simply restoring the blood flow to the oxygen-starved areas of the heart after a heart attack in not enough for the proper heart functioning. The heart… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, meaning, the body’s own immune system attacks itself, mistaking parts of the body for a virus. In the case of rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system attacks the synovium, the soft tissue lining the… Read More
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