Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health.
We all know that exercise is supposed to be good for us, but only about 20 percent of people move regularly.
Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say.
Physical activity is good for the body and the brain, but what about people with thinking and memory difficulties?
So you join a new gym, and you’re feeling really excited about your decision…until you start attending workout classes and everyone there is super fit and can execute all the routines perfectly. Or maybe you recently started working in a new office where everyone else seems to exercise all the time and be in the best shape, making your 14-minutes-a-day on your Bowflex Max Trainer seem paltry in comparison. While these feelings might be frustrating, try not to give up or let negativity get the best of you because it can take a serious toll on your health.
Want to know the secret fountain of youth we all seem to be chasing, no matter our age? It's definitely not a new pill and much better than a complex diet that can be difficult to follow even for a short period of time. The closest thing to a fountain of youth is exercise. Course Introduction
In a new study involving mice, aerobic exercise slowed the growth of breast cancer tumors and made the cancer more sensitive to chemotherapy. The results raise the possibility that exercise may change the biology of some malignant tumors, potentially making them easier to treat.
Two weeks ago, in the audio podcast with Alex Tarris “Shattering The Myths Of Detox Therapy, Infrared Saunas, Health Scams & More”, we discussed both hypoxia (low oxygen availability) and hyperoxia (high oxygen availability) and the therapeutic and performance-enhancing benefits of both of these strategies.
When it comes to stomach discomfort during exercise, forget that old adage "no pain, no gain." New research suggests that excessive strenuous exercise may lead to gut damage. "The stress response of prolonged vigorous exercise shuts down gut function," said lead author Ricardo Costa.
That exercise is crucial for optimal health is nothing new. But did you know it's also a powerful strategy to reduce your risk for cancer? It can also improve your chances of remission and recovery should you develop cancer. Well over 100 studies have looked at the role of physical activity on cancer prevention1 and they reveal a distinct pattern: the longer you exercise, the more pronounced the benefits.