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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

Women Rate The Top 10 Physical Traits They Find Most Attractive In Men

Here’s a roundup of the features women love on a guy; not just the body parts, but what specifically about them appeal to women. This will give you some insight on what females prefer. Hint: you’ll quickly find women are not much different than men!

By |2015-09-12T13:09:01+00:00September 12th, 2015|Categories: Literature, Physical Culture, Studies and Research|1 Comment

Burn More Fat For Days After Just 15 Minutes of Strength Training

Strength training is an underestimated but effective weapon against obesity. In the long term, weight training is the best thing you can do to keep your fat percentage down.

By |2015-07-19T13:53:56+00:00July 19th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Low body fat percentage? Strength training makes you more shredded

Not everyone has got the message yet, but strength training is a highly effective way of losing fat. In the long term, because every kilo of muscle mass that you build up raises your basic fat burning rate, but in the short term too. Immediately after a heavy strength workout you burn sky-high amounts of joules, because your body eats up energy as it recovers.

By |2015-06-26T13:33:14+00:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, 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

Do Your Cardio After Weight Training and Burn More Fat

If you do weight training and cardio, you probably do your cardio after the weight training. This order of doing things is beneficial, as this way round the cardio training won't sap your energy for pumping iron. But according to a human study done by sports scientists at the University of Tsukuba, and published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, this order is also good for your cardio training as you burn more fat during the cardio part of your training.

By |2018-12-12T00:30:25+00:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Want To Sleep Better? Do Strength Training

Having sleep problems? Strength training can help, sports scientists at Appalachian State University in the US discovered. According to their study, doing strength training early in the morning helps you fall asleep earlier at night, and doing strength training later in the day reduces the number of times you wake during the night.

By |2015-05-28T12:42:39+00:00May 28th, 2015|Categories: Literature, Sleep, 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

Strength Vs. Endurance: Does Exercise Type Matter in the Fight Against Obesity?

Researchers look at which form of exercise — strength, endurance or a combination of both — work best in tandem with diet to reduce weight and change body composition among obese study participants.

By |2018-12-12T00:29:52+00:00April 30th, 2015|Categories: 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

Strength Training Fights Belly Fat Better Than Aerobic Training

Men who do strength training keep their fat percentage lower in the long term than men who run, cycle or do other aerobic exercise. Epidemiologists at the University of Harvard came to this conclusion after following 10,500 men for 12 years.

By |2015-02-25T19:05:17+00:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

How Exercise Keeps Us Young

Active older people resemble much younger people physiologically, according to a new study of the effects of exercise on aging. The findings suggest that many of our expectations about the inevitability of physical decline with advancing years may be incorrect and that how we age is, to a large degree, up to us.

By |2015-01-23T15:56:04+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Categories: Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments

Strength Training Gets Rid Of Listlessness

That old excuse "I've no energy left to go training" has been scientifically disproven years ago. Sports scientists at the University of Georgia did an experiment with fourteen women and discovered that weight training actually gives you energy.

By |2015-01-11T14:18:28+00:00January 11th, 2015|Categories: 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

Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues.

By |2014-12-30T12:39:10+00:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|0 Comments