Tag Archives: Exercise

People who understand the benefits of exercise may spend more time being active

(Reuters Health) – The more people understand about the benefits of exercise, the more time they’re likely to spend being physically active, an Australian study suggests. FILE PHOTO: Office workers exercise during their lunch break at a park in central Tokyo, Japan September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Researchers at Central Queensland University surveyed 615 people… Read More »

DNA-based diet and exercise plans offer little more than self-fulfilling prophecy, study – The Next Web

Stanford University, over the course of a year, recruited 223 participants in a fascinating study at the intersection of diet, exercise, and DNA. Researchers sought individuals willing to take DNA tests to educate them of their personalized genetic makeup, and specifically, how it applies to diet and exercise. It was all fake. What researchers Brad… Read More »

High blood pressure – the one exercise you should AVOID or risk deadly hypertension

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. You could lower your risk of high blood pressure by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular… Read More »