benefits of exercise

Tweaking gene turns tissues into super muscles


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Scientists have done the unthinkable -- they created super-strong, high-endurance mice and worms by suppressing a natural muscle-growth inhibitor. With the tweaked gene (suppressed inhibitor) out ... Read more...

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Former Olympic star Huegill admits using drugs


September 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 25 (IANS) Australia's champion swimmer Geoff Huegill has revealed that he abused recreational drugs and had suicidal thoughts when he retired from swimming after the 2004 Athens Olympics.It ... Read more...

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Exercise helps cancer survivors keep ailment at bay


August 8th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Exercise may work as effectively as a "wonder drug" for cancer survivors by keeping the disease at bay. Such activity could also help cancer victims undergoing ... Read more...

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Regrowth of key brain cells linked to benefits of exercise, sexual behaviors


March 11th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Hong Kong researchers have reviewed the causes and impacts of neurogenesis.The two studies have linked the regrowth of key adult brain cells (neurogenesis) in two critical areas of ... Read more...

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Changing habits key to more physical activity


February 18th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Most people know that exercise is key to maintaining and improving health, yet sedentary lifestyles and obesity rates are at an all-time high. University of Missouri researchers found ... Read more...

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Focus on how, not why, to increase physical activity


February 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new study, University of Missouri researchers found that healthy adults who received interventions focused on behavior-changing strategies significantly increased their physical activity levels.However, interventions based on ... Read more...

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Exercise important for those at special risk for Alzheimer’s


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): People who are more prone to cognitive decline, including development of Alzheimer's disease, can decrease their risk by doing regular exercising, a new study has suggested.J. Carson Smith ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian putting on weight?


November 7th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who recently preached about the benefits of exercise, has steadily been putting on weight.In July, she had talked about the benefits of exercise, healthy eating, ... Read more...

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Ditch the gym and go jogging to boost energy and improve your mood


August 10th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Want to get fit, boost your energy levels and uplift your mood at the same time, don't go to the gym. Instead, head to the nearest park and ... Read more...

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Jogging in park better than gym


August 10th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jogging in the park boosts energy and improves mood more than going to the gym. A walk in the great outdoors is better for body and mind than pounding ... Read more...

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Health benefits associated with urban cycling outweigh risks


July 4th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A study has found that even though there are many risks that urban cyclists face, it is still far healthier to get on a bike than to drive.The ... Read more...

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Focusing on fun can boost physical activity


February 19th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Highlighting emotional benefits of exercise is a much better way of boosting physical activity than focusing on traditional health benefits, says a new study. Reema Sirriyeh, from the University ... Read more...

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What you eat after exercise shapes or misshapes you


January 29th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) The benefits of exercise can be greatly affected by the food we eat after it, a new study says. "Differences in what you eat after exercise produce different ... Read more...

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Eat fewer carbs to get the most out of exercise


January 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the nature of benefits of exercise can be greatly affected by the food we eat afterwards."Differences in what you eat after ... Read more...

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Kids Can Reduce Blood Pressure For Parents: Reports


January 20th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Contrary to what a lot of people feel, kids can actually reduce blood pressure in parents. This has been claimed by a recent research. Generally a ... Read more...

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Nine facts about fitness


January 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): Experts have examined latest evidence and exploded some myths from several studies to put together benefits of exercise on the heart and circulation, as well as on almost ... Read more...

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How exercise helps patients with peripheral artery disease


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Exercise has long been considered to be the single best therapy for peripheral artery disease but how did it work was a mystery - until now.Israeli researchers have ... Read more...

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Even a little exercise can boost body image


October 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Doing just a little exercise-not actually getting fit- can make you feel better about yourself, concludes a new study.According to the University of Florida study, people who don't ... Read more...

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Antioxidants may increase diabetes risk rather than decrease it


October 7th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that low levels of reactive oxygen species (ROS), especially hydrogen peroxide, within cells may actually protect people from diabetes, by improving their ability ... Read more...

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Red apples, berries boost endurance, fitness


June 25th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that a powerful antioxidant commonly found in the skin of red apples, red onions, berries and grapes could increase endurance capacity without regular ... Read more...

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Vitamin E, C supplements may reduce benefits of exercise


May 12th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that some vitamin supplements may reduce some of the beneficial effects of exercise.Michael Ristow, of the University of Jena in Germany, has shown that ... Read more...

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Modest exercise can undo negative effects of belly fat


April 24th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Moderate exercise can reduce the negative effects of belly fat, which is linked to metabolic syndrome, says a new study. Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of developing cardiovascular ... Read more...

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Even modest exercise can cut belly fat’s negative effects


April 24th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Moderate amounts of exercise alone can reduce the inflammation in visceral fat-belly fat, says a new study.Fat around the belly has been linked with metabolic syndrome, a group ... Read more...

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Helium may be beneficial for lung patients


March 10th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers from University of Calgary have suggested an innovative therapy to help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) breathe easier.Lead researcher Neil Eves, PhD has found ... Read more...

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Sedentary routine could be as killing as diabetes, junk food


February 24th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Sedentary routine is about to join smoking and junk food on the list of vices that heighten your risk of diabetes and heart disease, besides obesity. New research by ... Read more...

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Brisk walk could cut down your chocolate craving


November 17th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A brisk 15 minute walk is all that is needed to reduce chocolate cravings.The benefits of exercise in helping people manage dependencies on nicotine and other drugs have ... Read more...

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Post-exercise meals can negate the benefit of physical workouts


August 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Three new studies have suggested that consuming meals after exercising may go against the overall health benefits that physical work outs create. The three studies, published by ... Read more...

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Aerobics has more mood-boosting benefits than strength training


August 27th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Indiana University psychologists say that aerobic activities can offer more mood-boosting benefits to people than strength training.Lead researcher Jack Raglin says that benefits can be experienced ... Read more...

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Miracle exercise pill no substitute for real exercise: Expert


August 7th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A researcher at the University of Missouri has questioned the efficacy of the exercise pill, a tablet that increases exercise endurance without daily exertion.Recently, researchers at the ... Read more...

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Most adults unaware that activity cuts colon cancer risk


July 20th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): While colon cancer is considered to be preventable, a new study has cited that parents may not always be informed by primary care doctors that increased physical ... Read more...

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Want to live longer? Eat less!


May 29th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Eating well is certainly essential for healthy survival but if you want to live longer, then all you need to do is reduce your diet rather than ... Read more...

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Low calorie diet beats aerobics in extending lifespan


May 14th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (IANS) A low-calorie diet is likely to be better than regular exercise or aerobics in extending one's lifespan, according to a study. "We know that being lean rather than ... Read more...

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Stopping a receptor called ‘nogo’ opens ways to keep the brain sharp


March 19th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Want to keep your brain sharp? Well, then the new findings about a protein called the nogo receptor might be of great help.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Why sculptors outlive painters


January 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, January 19 (ANI): Sculptors in olden days lived significantly longer than painters perhaps because the physical rigours of sculpting boosted the immune system, suggests a new study.Phillip Greenspan, a Biologist ... Read more...

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Exercise-related gene may harbour depression cure


December 3rd, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists at Yale School of Medicine has discovered that an exercise-related gene in the brain may harbour the cure for depression.The research led by Ronald Duman, professor of ... Read more...

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