Healthiest lifestyle can reduce diabetes risk by 75%
Adults who practice a combination of healthy lifestyle factors, such as not smoking, avoiding alcohol, participating in physical activity and maintaining a normal weight, are 75% less Read more
’Gamification’ may improve effectiveness of weight loss interventions
Weight loss interventions with game elements, especially competition, result in significantly greater increases in physical activity among overweight and obese adults compared with those Read more
New 4000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across US on One Path
Old railroad routes are being transformed into a seamless cross-country bike path For the first time in history, a coast-to-coast bike trail will connect nearly 4,000 miles of the country Read more
Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds
If you’re looking for incentives to hit the gym, new research suggests that staying in good shape may help preserve brain structure, boost memory, and improve the ability to think Read more
5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports nutritionist
Just say no to avocado before your long run. Article from Well and Good: 5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports Read more
The importance of ‘sport-related hobbies’ for middle aged women
Research in postmenopausal women finds that leisure time physical activity improves blood lipid profile, which is an indicator of cardiovascular health. Article from Medical News Today : Read more
Arthritis Food Myths | Anti Inflammatory Diet | Arthritis Diet
Learn more about the myth about how tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and peppers contain a chemical that causes arthritis pain. Article by Arthritis Foundation: Arthritis Food Myths | Anti Read more
Exercise may improve thinking in sedentary seniors with cognitive decline
  Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like walking or cycling a few Read more
Go4Life Workout Videos
  Watch 10-, 15-, 20-, and 60-minute exercise videos for older adults from Go4Life.” Original Article: Go4Life Workout Videos | Read more
High-intensity leisure-time physical activity lowers CVD risk
The intensity of leisure-time physical activity has an effect on the incidence of CVD, irrespective of energy expenditure, according to an analysis of middle-aged adults in the SUN Read more
Physical activity lowers death risk from heart disease, study says
Physical activity could lower the high rate of death associated with frailty in older people, according to a study conducted in Spain. Source: Physical activity lowers death risk from heart Read more
Fact check: does glutamine build muscle?
Glutamine supplementation does not affect body composition, but it may accelerate strength recovery from resistance-training sessions and reduce the occurrence of infections in Read more
New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less
After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch. Read more
New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger
CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the Read more
Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines
Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog around the block. Carry out the trash. Source: Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Read more
Cherry juice reduces muscle damage caused by intensive strength exercise.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Aug;43(8):1544-51. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e31820e5adc. Clinical Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Source: Montmorency cherry juice reduces muscle Read more
Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise
As early as your mid-40s, especially if you’re sedentary, your heart muscle can show signs of aging, losing its youthful elasticity and power. But moderately strenuous exercise can Read more
Music makes us enjoy exercise more, finds brain study
If you find exercise dull, a new study suggests you might want to grab your headphones; listening to music can increase our enjoyment of physical activity. Source: Music makes us enjoy Read more
Smart Socks to Catch Foot Injuries Early
Siren’s machine washable, dryable socks use temperature monitoring as a convenient way to alert users of potential injuries and help prevent complications Source: Smart Socks to Catch Read more
5 Nutrition Tips to Fight Hiker Hunger
Keep your body healthy and fueled on long-distance hikes. Source: 5 Nutrition Tips to Fight Hiker Read more
How Exercise Can Make for Healthier Fat
A single session of exercise may change the molecular workings of fat tissue in ways that, over time, should improve metabolic health. …biopsies showing less inflammation and scarring Read more
Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers | NIDDK
Dr. Jessica Unick and NIDDK’s Leslie Curtis examine the role of physical activity in weight management and developing effective behavioral interventions. Source: Physical Activity: Read more
One Workout May Protect Heart from Ischemia for Hours or Days
Evidence builds for immediate benefit from preconditioning Source: One Workout May Protect Heart from Ischemia for Hours or Read more
For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None
Don’t try saying you’re too tired or too busy to exercise, especially after that calorie-laden Thanksgiving dinner. Source: For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than Read more
To Maintain Muscle and Lose Fat as You Age, Add Weights 
Adding weights to your weight loss regimen may be more effective than beginning a walking program, according to a new report. Source: To Maintain Muscle and Lose Fat as You Age, Add Weights Read more
Strength training may lower early death risk
Emerging research suggests that strength training is at least as important as low-intensity, or aerobic, exercises. It may even help lower death risk. Source: Strength training may lower Read more
Vegan Nutrition
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Diet and exercise could increase brain blood flow in type 2 diabetes
Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise can help prevent poor blood circulation to the brain in people with type 2 diabetes, researchers have said. The intervention was Read more