Posts tagged “exercise”

Regular exercise keeps the arteries young, new study reveals

May 22nd, 2018
Regular exercise keeps the arteries young, new study reveals

Regular exercise helps to keep the arteries young and prevent them from stiffening, it has been revealed. A new study claims that working out 4-5 times per week can lower the risk of heart problems and keep the arteries healthy. The study, which has been published in the Journal of Physiology, found that exercising 4-5 […]

Researchers link exercise in old age to improved immunity

March 13th, 2018
Researchers link exercise in old age to improved immunity

Researchers have revealed that exercise in old age can have a dramatic impact on immunity. Scientists who followed more than 100 cyclists found that regular exercise in old age led to incredible benefits for the immune system. A team of researchers tracked 125 long distance cyclists and discovered that some who were in their 80’s […]

Public Health England urges over 40’s to walk faster amid inactivity concerns

August 29th, 2017

Public Health England is urging over 40’s to walk faster in a bid to tackle rising levels of inactivity. Officials from the body are encouraging middle-aged people to start walking more frequently to boost activity levels. Statistics show that people over the age of 40 are doing less exercise than ever and this could result […]

British Heart Foundation issues warning as report shows shocking inactivity levels in Britain

April 4th, 2017

The British Heart Foundation has issued a warning after a report revealed that 20 million people in Britain could be described as “inactive.” Recent research suggests that inactivity costs the NHS more than £1.2 billion per year. It is a major risk factor for heart disease, and can also increase the risk of type 2 […]

Public Health England issues warning over middle age health crisis

January 5th, 2017
Public Health England issues warning over middle age health crisis

Experts from Public Health England have issued a warning over a looming health crisis facing middle-aged people in the UK. Experts believe that a sedentary lifestyle, fast food and work-related stress are taking on their toll on people aged between 40 and 60 years old. The body has warned that eighty percent of middle-aged people […]

Weight Loss And The Cold

February 20th, 2014
Weight Loss And The Cold

It is often said that weight gain or loss is related to whether a person has a fast or slow metabolism. For instance, those with a fast metabolism are said to burn off calories quickly, whereas those with a slow metabolism burn them off more slowly. How true this is may be scientifically debatable. Som […]

Can health apps help in reducing weight?

September 12th, 2012
Can health apps help in reducing weight?

Carrying a mobile device around with you is now a common sight. Smartphones in particular are more than just an accessory or a device to make calls. Rather they are a constant companion used for all sorts of reasons. One of these reasons is now health it seems. There are now myriads of apps that […]

Swimming Can Be Part Of The Solution

April 14th, 2011
Swimming Can Be Part Of The Solution

That’s what one American citizen believes helped him lose weight. It seems Harry Chapman woke up one morning feeling so disgusted with himself that he decided to lose weight. But he didn’t do it by simply going on a diet. Instead he decided to get fit by going swimming. Speaking with reporters he said: “I […]

Obese need trigger to start losing weight

December 29th, 2010
Obese need trigger to start losing weight

Many overweight people have tried and failed to lose their excess pounds, often on many occasions. One author reckons that weight loss will only be successful when the obese person has undergone an “epiphany”; a moment when they realise just how much their extra weight is affecting their health or social life. “I think one […]

Fish Oil Found not to Aid in Weight Loss

December 24th, 2010
Fish Oil Found not to Aid in Weight Loss

Like an old wives’ tale, the notion of fish oil and the benefits it allegedly has on weight loss are certainly known, but those benefits haven’t been truly understood … until now. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, fish oil will not help accelerate weight loss if you have […]

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