We found that doing fewer high intensity sprints in a training session may actually enhance changes in cardiovascular fitness — The lowest number of sprints that our study showed to be effective? Just two.
Reducing sugar intake has clear health benefits, including reduced calorie intake, which can help with weight loss, and improved dental health. But people sometimes report experiencing negative side effects when they try eating less.
Our ancestors’ environment and diets, and the limits of our biology, have led to adaptations that have improved human survival through natural selection. But we remain prone to illness and disease anyway.
Shedding excess weight could help reduce the risk of developing severe COVID.
— but some types are better than others
The amount of exercise you need to do may be less than you think.
You might not be getting as much physical activity as you think you are.
Climbing 3 flights of stairs, 3 times per day, 3 days per week for 6 weeks will increase fitness.
It may be better to focus on your eating patterns, rather than looking to the latest fad diet.
Rates among youth age 10-17 in Washington state was 11.9 percent, among adults over 20, 28.3 percent.
Twelve states now have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%. This is up from 9 states in 2018 and just 6 in 2017. In Washington state, the rate was 285.
Exercise at any age results in positive gains in muscle mass, muscle strength, bone density, and improvements to overall health – even in people as old as 97.
Dieters ate more on non-fasting days because they knew food intake would be restricted the following day. They were also less physically active.
People who weigh themselves regularly are more successful at losing weight. But standing on a scale, in itself, doesn’t help people to magically lose weight.
Research shows that being sedentary is bad for your physical and mental health, so staying active during this difficult time is important.