Exercise and Fitness

Being Sedentary Makes You More Susceptible to Damage from Ozone

2016-12-07 13:58

Ozone in the air we breathe can harm our health in many ways. Some of us are more susceptible to the damage than others – including those of us who do not get enough exercise.

So what exactly is ozone? It is a gas composed of three atoms of oxygen (O3). Just like cholesterol, ozone can be either good or bad.

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6 Sneaky Ways to Get Some Exercise When You Feel Lazy This Winter

2016-11-30 08:18

The cold weather may make you feel too lazy to exercise. The cloudy skies don't help either. Here are some tips that will help you get your daily exercise this winter.

Sometimes it's hard to get motivated to exercise during the long, cold winter.

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Just a little fitness protects your health

2016-11-14 20:27

Researchers say it's not necessary to be an athlete to lower the risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

It is vitally important to stay fit to maintain good health. It appears you don't have to work out nearly as hard as an athlete to gain the health benefits of fitness.

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Staying in shape is a good natural remedy for work stress

2016-11-03 04:48

Researchers have determined being in good shape protects you from the health problems which occur when you feel stressed at work.

Stress at work can undermine your performance and your future while also making you feel miserable in your time off.

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The Perfect Study Session: Read and Then Go For a Run

2016-10-20 11:47

If you are studying for an exam or an important presentation, you may want to build in some exercise time as it has been shown to improve memory retention.

Researchers with the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria say that moderate exercise such as running or brisk walking can help you remember what you have learned during a study session.

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Exercise Releases Fat-Shedding Hormone

2016-10-11 16:31

Exercise not only will burn off excess calorie storage, but may also help release chemicals within the body that keeps fat from forming!

Many, many research studies show the benefits of regular physical activity – not the least of which is helping one reach a healthy weight.

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Weightlifting or Cardio for Weight Loss?

2016-10-10 10:39

Which is better for losing weight, focusing on weightlifting and building metabolism-burning muscle over the long run, or going full throttle with cardio that will burn those calories now? Here’s what one fitness trainer has to say about both methods.

According to a recent CBS affiliate station KFVS news story, when you do a cardio workout, you actually burn more calories per minute than you would with a strength training workout.

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A new exercise buddy can help you get a new body

2016-10-05 07:40

A new study by researchers at the University of Aberdeen shows that finding a new exercise companion increased the amount of exercise people did.

Daily exercise is essential to good health in body and mind. It appears that having a good exercise companion is very helpful in encouraging you to get more exercise.

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Relax to help avoid car collisions

2016-09-25 00:48

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has demonstrated there are much higher odds of being in a motor vehicle accident among drivers who are angry and aggressive.

Car accidents are a leading cause of serious injuries and deaths. Safe driving is therefore encouraged to save lives on the road.

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