Tag Archives: Exercise

Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College. In two recent studies published by Computers in Human Behavior and Performance Enhancement and Health, Rebold and researchers from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania revealed that talking or ...

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Too Much Exercise Affects Sleep, Says Study on Cyclists

Too much of exercise may affect sleep patterns and also makes you moody and reluctant to exercise in future, says a new study on 13 cyclists conducted by researchers of Loughborough University in the UK. After monitoring the athletes’ moods, sleep patterns and performance before, during and after exercise, researchers discovered that even 9 days of rigorous exercise can cause ...

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Here is How Exercise Keeps Diabetes Away

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There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. A new study has revealed that, people who are with increase risk of type 2 diabetes need to workout more than others to keep diabetes at bay. The cause of type 2 diabetes is linked to both genetics and lifestyle. If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, then ...

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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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Teen Smokers Also Struggle With Body Image Related Guilt and Shame

A new research shows, that 25% of teens smokers, down dramatically from 40 percent in 1987. As we all know smoking is injurious to health but for today’s young generation does that really matters? lets find out how teen smokers are having a negative self image. A recent study conducted at Concordia University and published in preventive Medicine Reports, has ...

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300 minutes of physical activity a week saves you from breast cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women, globally. Medical scientists globally are working every day to cease the negative impacts of the disease, and save lives. However, a new research has shown that engagement by post-menopausal women in 300 minutes (5 hours) of physical activity can save them from both breast cancer risk and obesity, altogether. ...

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Too much sitting causes increased anxiety, finds new study

Enjoying your time working from home while sipping on your coffee, and leaning against the soft pillow? Or just sitting on your couch watching television? Or perhaps at your desk, on the comfy chair – typing vigorously on your keyboard? Sounds fun, and relaxing. But a new report has shown that too much sitting can put one at a risk ...

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World Health Day: Regular exercise can keep lifestyle diseases away

As the World Health Day is observed on April 7, focus is on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis, which Indians face burdened with a slew of lifestyle diseases. But instead of expensive medication and therapy, the cure lies in making exercise a compulsory part of everyday life, health experts say. “Indians are increasingly leading a sedentary and machine-dependent life, which ...

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Walking, Exercise Helps Elderly to Keep Motor Activity in Tact: Study

For the elderly people, even mild exercises like morning walks and yoga would protect them from the effects of small areas of brain damage that can affect their movement and balancing abilities. Many older people have small areas of damage in their brains seen on magnetic resonance imaging as white matter hyperintensities and higher levels of such damage have been ...

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Beetroot juice before exercise boosts heart function in patients: study

A significant study conducted on heart patients before starting their exercise showed that giving them beetroot juice has significantly improved their exercise function, especially in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study conducted by Wake Forest University team monitored a small group of COPD patients who were given beetroot juice and compared them with another group given a ...

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How Brain Controls Muscle strength with Imagery Exercise?

New evidence shows a direct link between brain function and muscle strength in human body, according to researchers at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. The researchers have found that mental imagery exercises can prevent muscles from getting weaker after not being used for extended periods of time, which can help to treat patients undergoing neurorehabilitation, especially after ...

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Fasting During Festivals Good for Brain, to Boost Memory, Learning Skills: Study

Exercise tops the list of recommendations of neruologists for long but now they are adding occasional fasting, which is not new to Indians who observe fasting on festivals, especially during the Shivratri among others. New research shows that fasting not only increases memory but also enhances quick learning skills as it boosts the brain’s neurons. In their experiment on animals ...

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Diabetes in Childhood on Rise: 70,000 Children below 15 Suffer

When November 14 is observed as Diabetes Day, about 70,000 children below 15 years are reportedly being suffered from type 1 diabetes. An increasing number of children are developing diabetes with up to 90 percent of all childhood diabetes being type 1, where children are dependent on insulin for survival. "Most children with type 1 diabetes are not diagnosed on ...

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‘Walk, Exercise, Keep Yourself Healthy,’ urges Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urged the citizens in the national capital to make health a social movement so that the disease burden of the country can be brought down. "To keep one healthy, walking is the easiest exercise. It is very important to reduce the disease burden of the whole world that has been caused due to physical inactivity. ...

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