There’s mounting evidence that sitting for long periods can have health risks. However, little is known about how the effects of sitting can be countered by standing occasionally. A team of researchers from the United Kingdom and Australia designed a ...Read More »
Now that the holidays are coming and whom also who smallest amount makes a trip to the beach or go t...
Reduce the abdomen is a necessity for many people but at the same time Few can really solve the prob...
In 2017, there are more fitness choices than ever before. Do you try HIIT or resistance workouts? Ca...
Getting into shape is never an easy feat, but it’s even more tricky when you’ve just had...
Obesity is an increasing concern in the UK, with the latest figures showing that a quarter of the En...
Now that spring is here, you may be going back outside to walk. But don’t take your walking routine lightly. While walking is a simple and effective exercise, it can put you at risk for falls and other injuries. As ...Read More »
Q. I heard regular aerobic exercise is better for the brain than strength exercises (resistance training). Is that true? A. The study you probably heard about involved rats, not humans. The rats were made to engage each day in sustained ...Read More »
Another reason to turn up the exercise intensity: It may keep your brain young. An observational study published online March 23, 2016 in Neurology examined 876 people, average age 71, who were enrolled in the Northern Manhattan Study. The participants ...Read More »
Q. I have gained 10 pounds this year. I am 52, healthy, and am eating the same foods I have always eaten. Why am I gaining weight now? A. A lot of patients come to me with the same ...Read More »
The word “trendy” has come to refer to a fad or fashion that may have little lasting value, so it can be a turn-off, especially when applied to health practices. But trends can also have lasting health benefits—for example, the ...Read More »
Research we’re watching The more fit you are in your mid-to-late 40s, the less likely you are to have a stroke after age 65, according to a study published online June 9, 2016, by the journal Stroke. The study relied ...Read More »
Fear of losing your memory and thinking skills is one of the greatest concerns of getting older. Maybe that’s behind the increasing number of clinics offering brain fitness programs. “Brain training” isn’t a typical exercise program; it incorporates a number ...Read More »
In the Journals Here’s a possible strategy to boost memory—exercise four hours after you learn something. In a study published in the July 11, 2016, Current Biology, researchers found that exercise after learning may improve your memory of the new ...Read More »
Watch out how much time you spend sitting, lounging, or riding in a car. We’re all doing too much of it, and that sedentary behavior may be putting people at risk for chronic disease and early death, suggests a panel ...Read More »