Fitness

Fitness

For Your Health, Buy a Dog

If you were looking for another reason to love your pup, then you can add “makes me exercise” to the list. At least that is what we’re learning from this new study looking at how dog ownership affects your exercise habits. British scientists gave in-depth questionnaires to 700 people from[…]

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The Benefits of Exercise Last Longer Than You Think

Before we go on, this is absolutely not an invitation to stop working out. Studies generally show that more exercise leads to better health outcomes – so don’t get ready to rest on the laurels of your previous sweat fests. But you should know that the workouts you do today[…]

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Studying? Do Less Cramming and More Exercise

Vegging out on the internet. Taking a nap. Staring at a wall. Fixing a snack. These are some of the ways in which we take a break from studying before we dive back into that textbook. But a new study says that if you are really looking for a good[…]

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How to Reverse the Impact of Too Much Sitting

There has been much written about how the health problems that come from sitting cannot be reversed. Some health researchers cite studies that show excessive sitting can have similar effects as smoking. But new research shows it may be possible to reverse the impact of excessive couch/chair warming… but it’s[…]

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Would You Work Out Naked…At The Gym?

The Naked workout trend started in New York just started a few years ago, and it has some people either curious or absolutely terrified. We have to imagine that during COVID Naked workouts have vanished. We view the trend as primarily a publicity stunt for the place(s) that offered naked[…]

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Is Lack of Exercise Worse Than Cigarettes?

Listen, we know that you’ve heard so many dire warnings about not exercising that you feel pretty numb to them. And we understand. It’s hard to hear that a lack of exercise is so dangerous especially when you are doing other things that are healthy. But a new study is[…]

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Does a Positive Self Image Lead to Longer Lifespan?

You have heard a million times about the power of a positive mental attitude. And a new study points to evidence that how you feel about your own physical fitness may add to, or strip away, years of your life. Researchers looked at mountains of data of people’s self-perceptions and[…]

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Pick up the Pace of Your Workout Soundtrack

Before we tell you what the study said, let’s say that the researchers didn’t have a specific tempo listed for what is the optimal speed of the music you should listen to while you are working out. Instead, this was a study that tested working out with and without music.[…]

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