In the brain, blood flow and cognitive function peak during young adulthood, but a new study of 52 young women found that oxygen availability, which is known to positively relate to brain health and function, is higher in adults who exercise regularly.
Medical Press, November 20, 2014
If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise expend about the same amount of energy walking as a typical 20-year-old.
Shereen Jegtvig, May 15, 2014
Short bursts of intense exercise before meals may help control blood sugar spikes better than one longer, less intense session, suggests a new small study.
Christopher Michaels, Apr 07, 2016
Good diet habits are one of the most effective ways to boost your lifespan.
Gretchen Reynolds, February 17, 2016
Some forms of exercise may be much more effective than others at bulking up the brain, according to a remarkable new study in rats.
Zawn Cristine, Jan 20, 2016
Since its founding in the early 2000s, CrossFit has grown into a $4 billion business, with 11,000 CrossFit competitions hosted across the globe each year.
Andrew M. Seaman, 12/28/2015
As BMI increases, so does the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal problems and some cancers.
Amber Brenza, 12/21/2015
Not getting anything done today? You're going to want to read this.
You can have the best of intentions, but it’s all useless without willpower. Here's the simple way boost your motivation
Dr. Mercola, December 03, 2015
For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice and least amount of daylight is fast approaching, as is the risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).