HEALTH AND FITNESS

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut

Weight influenced by microbes in the gut

ExerciseDaily - Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to...
enough to counter health risks

An hour of moderate exercise a day enough to counter health risks

Our message is a positive one: it is possible to reduce – or even eliminate – these risks if we are active enough, even...
Walking an Extra Two Minutes

Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long

ExerciseDaily - A new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activities such as standing may not be enough to offset the health hazards...

Fitness watches generate useful information, but increase patient anxiety

Exercise Daily - How does measuring our sleep, exercise and heart rates using various apps and fitness watches affect us? Self-quantifying may better the...

Reduced carbohydrate intake improves type 2 diabetics’ ability to regulate blood sugar

Exercise Daily - Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate their blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced...
His and her pain circuitry in the spinal cord

His and her pain circuitry in the spinal cord

ExerciseDaily - New research released today in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using...
Taking the pain out of office work

Taking the pain out of office work

Treadmill workstations reduce neck and shoulder muscle pain ExerciseDaily - Office work will become much less of a pain in the neck if Julie Côté...

Tai chi as good as or better than aerobic exercise for managing chronic pain

Exercise Daily - The ancient martial art of tai chi has similar or greater benefits than aerobic exercise for people with the chronic pain...

AEROBICS MAY BE A SMART WORKOUT FOR YOUR BRAIN AT ANY AGE

Exercise Daily - The study suggests older adults, even couch potatoes, may perform better on certain thinking and memory tests after just six months...

SPORTS

Women appear in only 5 percent of sports newsprint

Correct warm-up reduces soccer injuries in children by half

Exercise Daily - A warm-up program developed specially for children reduces soccer injuries by around 50 percent. Sports scientists from the University of Basel...
Building muscle doesn't require lifting heavy weights

Building muscle doesn’t require lifting heavy weights, study shows

ExerciseDaily - Current gym dogma holds that to build muscle size you need to lift heavy weights. However, a new study conducted at McMaster...

NUTRITION

An egg a day not tied to risk of heart disease

Exercise Daily - The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for your heart...

Red Meat isn’t good for you!

Exercise Daily - Eating red meat and processed meat hikes heart disease, death risk Drop the...

Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer

Exercise Daily - One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by...

Weight loss and health improvements with Mediterranean, fasting & paleo diets

Exercise Daily - There were some weight loss and health benefits for overweight adults who...

America’s most widely consumed cooking oil causes genetic changes in the brain

Exercise Daily - New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity...