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Does Exercising More Frequently Really Extend Your Lifespan?

It can be difficult to find time to exercise on a regular basis, but research suggests that doing so can reduce your risk of premature death. That being said, what happens to those who exceed exercise requirements, as stated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)? Do they have an even greater chance …

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Pollution and Exercise: The Real Damage of Smog

When you get out and exercise, how much are you benefiting from the physical activity if you’re in a smog-ridden area? As it turns out, not very much, according to the most recent research compiled by scientists from Duke University and Imperial College London (Sinharay et al., 2017). To learn more about how exercise can …

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Study: Yes, There is Such Thing as Too Much Exercise

Is it possible to get too much exercise? New research says yes, there is such thing as overdoing it, but cutting out exercise altogether isn’t necessarily the answer. Reducing the amount of exercise you participate in per week may be the better alternative, according to one recent study (Laddu et al., 2017). The research from …

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Hong Kong Tops the List of Places with the World’s Most Active People

Do you live in one of the fittest places in the world? This is what researchers recently attempted to uncover by analyzing data from thousands of people. To draw their conclusions, scientists looked at anonymous data from more than 700,000 individuals. These people were asked to use Argus, an activity monitoring app. “There have been …

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Exercise Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Just Start Walking

Many people find it difficult to exercise, but what if you found out it was as easy as taking a walk? This is what a long-term study now suggests after following participants for more than two years. In short, walking can be beneficial to your health, especially as you age. Researchers looked at more than …

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Exercise Can Lower Your Risk of 13 Types of Cancer

Exercise can not only help you get that beach bod you want, but reduce your risk of cancer, too. New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that exercise may now help individuals reduce the risk of developing 13 different types of cancer. To draw their conclusions, the researchers looked at data from 12 large-scale …

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Would You Pay $499 for a Fitness Tracker that Could Optimize Your Health?

It seems that we’re all on a never-ending quest to achieve the perfect figure, whether it means eliminating a muffin top or toning under-worked arms. Now, one device wants to help you get to exactly where you want to be, body-wise. For a mere $499, you can get your hands on The Naked 3D Fitness …

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Study: 30 Minutes of Exercise is No Longer Enough

This may not matter to you much if you don’t exercise very often, but for those who try to get in the recommended 30 minutes of activity per day, listen up: those 30 minutes might no longer do the trick. A new study published in Circulation has discovered that 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise may not be …

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