Tag: exercise


Exercise Slows Aging

Want to get older slower? Run faster, or at least more often. Researchers at the University of Birmingham, U.K. are convinced that people who exercise regularly maintain more muscle mass and have immune systems that appears to have aged slower than the immune systems of people who do not exercise. […]

Fitness Health

Exercise Can Increase Artery Plaque

The general assumption among health experts and exercise advocates is that exercise is if good for heart health, then more exercise is better. But now comes research from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Kaiser Permanente suggesting that a great deal of active exercise may actually increase the risk […]


The Best Exercise? All Of Them

What’s the best exercise you can do? Researchers at Skidmore College believe the answer is “all of them, all the time.” HealthDay reports that when Skidmoore researchers compared the effects of different exercise regimens, they found the greatest benefits from a program that included resistance exercise, cardio workouts, interval training and […]

Attitude Health

You Are What You Think, Fitness-Wise

Thinking that you’re less fit than others, even if you are actually just as fit as they are, can shorten you life. That’s the verdict from researchers at Stanford University, who analyzed surveys from more than 60,000 U.S. adults, documenting participants’ levels of physical activity, health and personal background, among […]


Exercise Can Slow Aging By Nine Years

Exercise, actually lots of exercise, can slow your body’s biological aging by as much as nine years. That’s the verdict of researchers at Brigham Young University, who looked at the length of telomeres (nucleotide endcaps of our chromosomes that correlate with age) in 5,823 adults who participated in the CDC’s […]