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Workouts with fewer reps could yield better results

Researchers found doing fewer repetitions of these sprint intervals on a bike may lead to greater improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness.Image Credit: Flickr/W_Minshull Time-poor people who...

An hour of moderate exercise a day enough to counter health...

One hour of physical activity per day could offset health risk of 8 hours of sitting. Image Credit: Flickr/Yuichi SakurabaThe health risks associated with...

Pumping iron: Lighter weights just as effective as heavier weights to...

New research from McMaster University is challenging traditional workout wisdom, suggesting that lifting lighter weights many times is as efficient as lifting heavy weights...

Pregnant women’s high-fat, high-sugar diets may affect future generations

New research suggests that mothers who eat high-fat, high-sugar diets can predispose multiple generations to metabolic problems, even if their offspring consume healthy diets.While...

Exercise helps adults with high-anxiety sensitivity quit smoking

Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists at The University...

Fasting-like diet reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms

Evidence is mounting that a diet mimicking the effects of fasting has health benefits beyond weight loss, with a new USC-led study indicating that...

Boosting productivity at work may be simple: Stand up

Research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desks. Credit: © Mack Male / Flickr Most people have heard the argument...

Can a healthy lifestyle prevent cancer?

The authors of a new study suggest about 20 percent to 40 percent of cancer cases and about half of cancer deaths could potentially...

Bright light alters metabolism

Scientists found bright light exposure increased insulin resistance compared to dim light exposure in both the morning and the evening. In the evening, bright...

Walking and cycling are good for health even in cities with...

The health benefits of walking and cycling outweigh the negative effects on health of air pollution, even in cities with high levels of air...

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