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.
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.
A common assumption about exercise is that it will motivate you to eat more. But recent research turns this assumption on its head by showing that 45 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous exercise in the morning may actually reduce your food cravings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Being fit and healthy will help you become free from diseases such as osteoporosis, lower back pain, and knee pain. It also eliminates obesity and other medical disorders. Sounds easier said than done? Not as you may think. In fact, you can achieve it starting from just 10 days of workout.
Obesity is an epidemic. Globally, more than 1 billion adults are overweight – at least 300 million of them clinically obese. The obesity and overweight epidemic pose a major risk for serious diet-related chronic diseases, including type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke, and certain forms of cancer. The health consequences range from increased risk of premature death, to serious chronic conditions that reduce the overall quality of life and cost each and every one of us some serious cash.