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Taking a walk break at the office? Study says you should do squats and lunges instead

The next time you decide to take a walk during work, you may want to opt for a set of squats and lunges instead. Here's why.

By |2018-12-11T21:16:18+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|1 Comment

Strength training + active lifestyle more than halves chance of diabetes

Half an hour of strength training per day, or three 50-minute sessions a week. That's the amount of strength training that reduces your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by a third. And if you do a bit of cycling, walking, swimming or running as well your chance of developing diabetes can go down by sixty percent, researchers at the University of Harvard discovered. They published their study in 2012 in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

By |2018-12-11T21:16:18+00:00November 16th, 2017|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Every intensive training session is a chemo lite

Every time you do intensive exercise, your body produces substances that kill cancer cells. The effect of a single session is limited, but the effect of a lifestyle that has included intensive exercise several times a week for years on end is probably considerable. Sports scientists at the University of Copenhagen discovered this.

By |2017-09-07T20:31:38+00:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|1 Comment

Sitting All Day Is Dangerous Even If You Work Out

If you think that going to the gym 3 times a week or walking to work and back everyday or enough significantly reduce your risk of mortality, think again. Many of us spend the majority of the day sitting down at work.

By |2015-11-23T11:11:31+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Regular Exercise Will Make You Live Longer and Stay Independent Longer

One of the biggest risk factors for death in the population today is a low level of physical fitness. Regular training where you strive to increase or at least maintain your athletic abilities means that your physical fitness will remain higher and you will live longer!

By |2015-10-21T14:04:40+00:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Resistance Training and Cardio Training Offer Protection Against Burnout

Employees, freelance workers and entrepreneurs are less likely to succumb to a burnout if they do an intensive training session twice a week. Psychologists at the University of New England in Australia discovered that both strength training and cardio training reduce the chances of having a burnout.

By |2015-06-16T14:49:14+00:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Your Handshake Tells The Story of Your Health

The firmness of your hand grip is better than your blood pressure at assessing your health, Hamilton researchers have found, and reduced muscular strength, measured by your grip, is consistently linked with early death, disability and illness.

By |2015-05-14T14:35:53+00:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Red Blood Cell Width Distribution: another way in which resistance training extends life expectancy

The size of your red blood cells says something about your health. If they are all about the same size then the chance that you'll develop fatal cardiovascular disease is pretty small. How come this happens? We don't know. Sports scientists at the University of Mississippi in the US have discovered that resistance training keeps red blood cells pretty much an even size. And how come this happens? We don't know this either.

By |2015-05-06T10:52:03+00:00May 6th, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Strong Muscles, Strong Immune System

The riper the age you reach, the worse your immune system functions, and it declines more each year. At a certain point it becomes so weak that a simple cold can mean the end. In 1999 researchers at the University of Bologna in Italy published an epidemiological study that suggests you can halt the decline of the immune system by doing resistance training.

By |2015-04-03T10:49:28+00:00April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Muscle Mass Extends Life Expectancy

If you do heavy physical work or weight training, you'll not only make your body more muscled and stronger, but you'll also make it last longer. Muscle mass extends life expectancy write researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine in the American Journal of Medicine.

By |2015-03-30T11:38:51+00:00March 30th, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Strong Muscles Protect Against Cancer

Build muscle mass and muscle strength, and you'll also build up protection against cancer. Researchers at the University of South Carolina reached this conclusion from a study they published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.

By |2015-01-07T14:12:41+00:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Cancer, Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

The More You Sit, The Greater Your Chance Of Dying

The more hours you spend sitting during the day the greater your chance of dying. If you are more active during the day, your chance of dying is less, conclude researchers from Pennington Biomedical Research Center from a study they did of seventeen thousand people.

By |2015-01-07T14:12:25+00:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Cancer, Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments