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Exercise and Fitness

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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Do You Walk Angry? Here Is What May Happen in The Future

2016-09-16 04:03

Walking is a great way to exercise. But did you know that the way you walk might reveal your personality type or how you are feeling? Here’s an interesting tidbit that may cause you to ask yourself, “Do I walk angry?” the next time you step out to burn some calories.

According to a news release from Portsmouth University, the way you walk could reveal to others just how aggressive you are.

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Just 30 Minutes a Day Could Save You Money Each Year in Healthcare Costs

2016-09-12 15:29

Need a reason to start exercising regularly? Here is one – just about every person can save hundreds to thousands of dollars each year by just taking 30 minutes out of their day for some physical activity.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but many of us can easily improve our risk of developing cardiovascular issues with some simple lifestyle changes – such as eating

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Consistency with Exercise Important for Brain Health

2016-09-02 14:10

We all know exercise is important for both physical and mental health. But so many of us start off strong only to lose interest. It is critical to keep on and remain consistent, especially in middle age.

It happens to us all, whether it is related to illness, injury, time schedules or loss of motivation. We take time off from our exercise routine.

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