Exercise News

Chronic disease risk goes way up with just 14 days of inactivity

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s no secret – we lead much more sedentary lives than those of our ancestors. And we are paying the price, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that two out of three Americans are either overweight or obese – and at increased risk of chronic disease conditions like, heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Now, ... Read More »

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Mild exercise found to trigger anti-inflammatory cellular response

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are already aware of the many benefits of exercise. It’s essential for bone, muscle and heart health. It helps with weight control, boosts mood and contributes to immune system functioning and longevity. But, is ‘mild exercise’ good enough? New research is showing that mild (easy-to-do) exercise benefits also include positive anti-inflammatory effects. These findings have exciting implications ... Read More »

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Too little exercise accelerates biological aging and shortens telomeres

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(NaturalHealth365) The aging process is inevitable for all of us. However, there are things we can do to forestall negative biological changes while enhancing quality of life. One of the most effective defenses against the effects of aging is regular exercise. In fact, The Dallas Bed Rest Study of 1966 showed that three weeks of staying in bed (without exercise) ... Read More »

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Dementia warning: Protective effects of healthy genes are destroyed by sedentary lifestyle

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has just determined that persons who have a sedentary lifestyle can be just as much at risk of suffering from dementia than those who are predisposed to it genetically. The study was conducted at the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Canada and published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. There are currently around 47.5 ... Read More »

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Improve memory and prevent cognitive decline with exercise, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) Everyone is aware of the benefits of exercise including cardiovascular health, improved physical fitness and emotional well-being.  But, did you know – with the rising concerns about dementia – regular exercise can improve your memory? That’s right!  Just 15 minutes of exercise per day has been shown to bring a tremendous boost to health, longevity and overall quality of ... Read More »

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Aerobic exercise lowers the risk of 13 types of cancer

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(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware that regular aerobic exercise is beneficial to health. Conversely, a sedentary lifestyle can be very dangerous, leading to conditions like obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Simply the truth: Physical, mental and emotional wellbeing are all improved with exercise. And, now, there’s compelling evidence that regular aerobic exercise also contributes to a reduced risk of many ... Read More »

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Study finds exercise outperforms the antidepressant Zoloft

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(NaturalHealth365) Antidepressant drugs and SSRIs have been criticized for their dangerous side effects for years now. From sexual side effects to actually leading to thoughts of suicide, the side effects of Zoloft and other antidepressant drugs in many cases do more harm than good. Another study has also shown that exercise actually outperforms antidepressant drugs as a treatment for depression. ... Read More »

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Exercise shown to shrink tumors and reduce cancer spread

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(NaturalHealth365) Doctors will often recommend exercise for their patients.  Conventionally speaking, the goal is usually to provide some ‘psychological benefit’ to patients who are at risk for depression after receiving a cancer diagnosis.  But, more importantly, can exercise help to shrink tumors? Yes!  There is evidence that exercise is important for more than just its uplifting attributes. In fact, a ... Read More »

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New Research: Health benefits of exercise include huge anti-aging effects

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(NaturalHealth365) It seems that everyone is looking for the fountain of youth and the latest way to turn back the clock on aging. According to research from Global Industry Analysts, Americans will spend more than $114 billion on anti-aging products in 2015 alone – up from $80 billion in 2011. Though many of these products claim to reduce the appearance ... Read More »

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New Study: Exercise positively influences over 4,000 genes

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(NaturalHealth365) This is a wake-up call for all Americans. Current research, produced by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, reveals that less than 5% of the U.S. adult population participate in 30 minutes of physical activity per day. And, for children, it’s far worse thanks to wireless technology and all these computer gadgets – which have kids spending ... Read More »

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Science news: Walking improves creative thinking

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(NaturalHealth365) If your creative juices just aren’t flowing, take a hike! Although many people claim to do their “best thinking” while walking, this piece of conventional wisdom has never before been subjected to scientific scrutiny. Now, new and intriguing research published by the American Psychological Association shows that is indeed true, particularly in relation to free-flowing creative thought. Walking causes ... Read More »

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A simple and powerful way to reduce your cancer risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Exercise is one of the best ways to reduce your cancer risk. Unfortunately, in my opinion, too many exercise “professionals” have promoted exercise in all the wrong ways. For example, promoting the concept of “no pain, no gain” is total nonsense! The father of integrative oncology has a message for every cancer patient Believe it or not, most people ... Read More »

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