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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Get Fit, Delay Aging

    Researchers at the Kronos Longevity Research Institute discovered that the fitter you are, the more protective antioxidants your body makes.

  • 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.


Muscle Mass Extends Life Expectancy

By |March 30th, 2015|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|

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.

Strong Muscles Protect Against Cancer

By |January 7th, 2015|Categories: Cancer, Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|

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.

The More You Sit, The Greater Your Chance Of Dying

By |November 19th, 2014|Categories: Cancer, Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|

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.