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Is three minutes a week of exercise all you need to get fit? Scientists say ideal fitness regime involves intense bursts of acti


There is welcome news for anyone who’s resolved to get fit in the New Year. Scientists claim we don’t have to spend hours every week slogging in the gym or jogging around a park in all weathers, along with the other January resolution makers.

Exercise Helps Your Immune System Protect Against Future Cancers


If you are like most people, when you think of reducing your risk of cancer, exercise probably isn't at the top of your list. However, there is compelling evidence that exercise can not only help slash your risk of cancer, but can also help cancer patients get well sooner, and help prevent cancer recurrence.

UMD Study Shows Exercise May Protect Against Future Emotional Stress


COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Moderate exercise may help people cope with anxiety and stress for an extended period of time post-workout, according to a study by kinesiology researchers in the University of Maryland School of Public Health published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
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Physically Fit Boys and Girls Score Higher on Reading and Math


Healthy Heart and Lungs Boost Math and Reading Scores According to a study done at the University of North Texas, having a healthy heart and lungs may be one of the most important factors for middle school students to excel in math and reading.

Less Can Be More, Research Shows: Maximizing Health Benefits of Exercise By Finding Your “Goldilock’s Zone”


One of the biggest hurdles people face in maintaining an exercise program is finding the time to do it. Fortunately, modern exercise research shows that you can significantly reduce your workout time while reaping better health benefits, compared to a traditional cardio program.

Acceleration Training – The Russian Space-Age Technology That Can Take Your Fitness Regimen to the Next Level

A machine from the Soviet space travel era has made its way into contemporary fitness centers. Strongly resembling a shaking diet scale, the vibrations on the Power Plate stimulate your body's stretch reflex, and cause your muscles to work harder.

Diet or Exercise: Which is Better for Losing Weight?

One way I make it through my work out when I'm huffing and puffing on the treadmill is to tell myself that after it's all over, I can reward myself with a little extra food. That's because exercise revs up metabolism, right? Wrong.

The Exercise All Athletes Must Do

Balance may make you think of ballerinas—but the often-neglected skill is just as important to linebackers, point guards, and regular Joes. “Balance is the foundation of avoiding injury and performing well,” says David Jack, director of Teamworks Fitness in Acton, Massachusetts and creator of the High-Intensity Body-Weight Workout.