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Health and fitness habits ‘influence health over next two decades’

Posted February 16, 2014

New research from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany suggests that our health and fitness habits can predict the outcome of our overall fitness and health almost 20 years later. This is according to a study published in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

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How Fitness May Help Cancer Survivors To Live Longer

Posted January 28, 2014

If you are hit with cancer you may be able to live longer by staying active. There has been a lot of interest in how good nutrition and exercise may be able to help prevent certain types of cancer. However, not as much has been known about the effects of a healthy lifestyle to prolong survival once you are hit with a diagnosis of cancer. Recent research has raised interest in the possibility that staying active may very well increase survival for cancer survivors.

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Fit Young Men Have Fewer Heart Attacks Later

Posted January 9, 2014

Being fit during the transition from the teenage years into adulthood may protect against heart disease decades later, a Swedish cohort study suggested. Men who had lower aerobic fitness levels when they were examined before entering mandatory military service at age 18 were more likely to have a myocardial infarction (MI) during a median follow-up of 34 years (P<0.001 for trend), according to Peter Nordstrom, MD, PhD, of Umea University in Sweden, and colleagues.

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Your Holiday Fitness Program

Posted November 28, 2013

The holiday season can be enough to derail even the most dedicated exerciser. Here are some tips to help you stay fit through New Year’s.

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Fit Teens More Likely to Have Healthier Aortas

Posted June 10, 2013

Fitness may enhance vascular health in adolescents as evidenced by favorable association with aortic intima-media thickness (IMT) and elasticity, researchers found.

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People who participate in sports have better attention span than those in poor physical health, study finds

Posted April 11, 2013

New scientific evidence seems to confirm the famous Roman saying “Mens sana in corpore sano”. Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated that people who normally practice sport have a better cognitive performance than those with poor physical health. More specifically, the results of this research indicate that the former have a better sustained attention span (they react more rapidly to an external stimulus introduced randomly while carrying out a monotonous task).

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Fitness in 40s, 50s Tied to Later Dementia Risk

Posted February 5, 2013

Individuals with the highest levels of cardiorespiratory fitness during middle age were significantly less likely to develop dementia in their senior years, a long-term prospective study suggested.

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Inactive people can achieve major health and fitness gains in a fraction of the time

Posted February 4, 2013

With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working on a time-saving solution.

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Inactive people can achieve major health and fitness gains in a fraction of the time

Posted February 1, 2013

With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working on a time-saving solution.

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Boost Health Fitness Using Dietary Supplements

Posted October 21, 2012

When it comes to living in the last outcome of there are a lot of different factors that you have to take into consideration. When you are interested in getting healthy, one of the best things that you can do is start taking dietary supplements. Why would you want to take dietary supplements, and what can they do for you?

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