Tag: Exercise

Six ways to get teenagers more active – suggested by the teens themselves

Six ways to get teenagers more active – suggested by the teens themselves

Researchers who design physical activity schemes often do not speak directly to the groups they want to target. For our latest project, we wanted to give young people the chance to make their own recommendations to help others of the same age be more active now, and carry on being active in the future.

March 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Can coffee improve your workout? The science of caffeine and exercise

Can coffee improve your workout? The science of caffeine and exercise

So will drinking a cup of joe before your workout actually make a difference? The answer could depend as much on your genes as what kind of coffee you’re drinking.

March 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
New Year’s resolve flagging? Some tips on staying on track.

New Year’s resolve flagging? Some tips on staying on track.

Whether it’s eating better, dropping a few pounds, sleeping more or kicking nicotine to the curb once and for all, public health scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are here with science-based tips for avoiding dead ends and wrong turns as you head down the 2018 resolution road.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
As little as 10-15 minutes of vigorous daily exercise may have heart-health benefits

As little as 10-15 minutes of vigorous daily exercise may have heart-health benefits

Whether you want to reduce your risk for heart disease, or just improve your overall health, interval training may be an excellent option, says Dr. Drew Baldwin, MD, and Interventional Cardiologist at Virginia Mason

June 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
No time to exercise? Then a HIIT training programme might be for you

No time to exercise? Then a HIIT training programme might be for you

By Damien Gleadall-Siddall PhD Student in Sport, Health and Exercise Science University of Hull, United Kingdom When it comes to exercise, what’s your excuse? Whether it’s lack of time, money or motivation – sometimes the lure of the sofa can just be too strong – it can be all too easy to put off that […]

August 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Lack of exercise costs world $67.5 billion and 5 million lives a year | Reuters

Lack of exercise costs world $67.5 billion and 5 million lives a year | Reuters

A study of one million people has found that physical inactivity costs the global economy $67.5 billion a year in healthcare and productivity losses, but an hour a day of exercise could eliminate most of that. Sedentary lifestyles are linked to increased risks of heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers found, but activity – such […]

July 28, 2016 | By | Reply More