But what if lack of exercise itself were treated as a medical condition? Mayo Clinic physiologist Michael Joyner, M.D., argues that it should be.
The benefits of movement
Menopausal women who exercise may experience fewer hot flashes in the 24 hours following physical activity, according to health researchers.
American children are increasingly sedentary, spending too much time sitting and looking at electronic screens, say Oregon State University researchers, confirming what many people already suspected.
Current clinical guidance recommends physical activity to alleviate the symptoms of depression. However, new research published in the BMJ, suggests that adding a physical activity intervention to usual care did not reduce symptoms of depression more than usual care alone, even though it increased levels of physical activity.
What if there were a pill that would make you want to exercise harder? It may sound strange, but a new research report appearing online about Epo in The FASEB Journal suggests that it might be possible.
Extreme endurance exercise an be harmful a new study shows
The new 10-20-30 training concept can improve both a person’s running performance and health, despite a significant reduction in the total amount of training.
The study found that people who drove longer distances to work reported less frequent participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity and decreased CRF, and had greater BMI, waist circumference, and blood pressure.
A walk in the park may have psychological benefits for people suffering from depression.
Young men who play volleyball, basketball or other load-bearing sports for four hours a week or more increase bone mass and might gain protection from developing osteoporosis later in life