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Forty is Not Too Old or Too Late to Start Endurance Training

Posted by dlife on Sun, May 11, 14, 10:56 PM 0 Comment

May 9, 2014 (Eureka Alert) — Cardiac benefits comparable in those who began endurance exercise at an earlier or later stage in life

Amsterdam, 9 May. A study of healthy senior men has found that "relatively intensive" endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age at which they began training.(1) The benefits were evident and comparable in those who had started training before the age of 30 or after t

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Higher-Intensity Activity Impacts Weight, Even in Short Bouts

Posted by dlife on Tue, Sep 03, 13, 10:29 AM 0 Comment

September 1, 2013 (Newswise) — To win the war against weight gain, it turns out that every skirmish matters – as long as the physical activity puts your heart and lungs to work.

In a new study published today in the American Journal of Health Promotion, University of Utah researchers found that even brief episodes of physical activity th

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Weight Loss Drug Added to Diet and Exercise Improves Blood Sugar Control

Posted by dlife on Tue, Jun 18, 13, 03:10 PM 0 Comment

June 14, 2013 (Newswise) — The new weight loss drug lorcaserin (Belviq) appears to improve blood sugar control in nondiabetic, overweight individuals, independent of the amount of weight they lose, a new study finds. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisc

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Gym Class Reduces Probability of Obesity, Study Finds for First Time

Posted by dlife on Wed, May 22, 13, 09:47 AM 0 Comment

May 20, 2013 (Newswise) — Little is known about the effect of physical education (PE) on child weight, but a new study from Cornell University finds that increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probabili

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Exercise or Make Dinner? Study Finds Adults Trade One Healthy Act for Another

Posted by dlife on Mon, Apr 15, 13, 12:28 PM 0 Comment

April 15, 2013 (Newswise) — American adults who prepare their own meals and exercise on the same day are likely spending more time on one of those activities at the expense of the other, a new study suggests.

The research showed that a 10-minute increase in food preparation time was associated with a lower probability

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