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This is how physical exercise clears up tumours

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Literature, Studies and Research|

Every session of fairly intensive physical exercise works like a mini chemotherapy course, we wrote recently. Physical exertion transforms the body into a hostile environment for cancer cells. An animal study that Danish researchers published in 2016 in Cell Metabolism tells how.

Every intensive training session is a chemo lite

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|

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.

Today’s men are not nearly as strong as their dads were, researchers say

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Literature, Studies and Research|

Researchers tested whether millennial guys are as strong as their dads. Someone’s not going to be happy with the answer.

Strength Training Makes Elderly People Mentally Stronger

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Literature, Studies and Research|

People over sixty who take up strength training not only gain physical strength but can improve their mental functioning too, report Brazilian sports scientists in Clinical Interventions in Aging.

History of Weightlifting Shoes

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle, Literature|

The history of weightlifting shoes is not a topic which sparks much attention, but it is not only a story about footwear. The way weightlifting shoes have evolved is aligned with the developments in the sport itself, revealing some striking details that have previously been overlooked.

Exercise Slows Muscle Wasting From Age and Heart Failure

By |May 9th, 2016|Categories: Literature, Studies and Research|

Exercise can counteract muscle breakdown, increase strength and reduce inflammation caused by aging and heart failure, according to new research in Circulation, an American Heart Association journal.

Resistance Training, Not Starving Yourself or “Cardio” is Key to Successful Fat Loss

By |April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Fat Loss, Literature, Studies and Research|

Metabolic stress from resistance training determines improvements in body composition and health.