Simple desk exercises to relieve your aches and pains

Contrary to what people might think, work-related disorders aren’t just limited to those who work in heavy manufacturing or construction. They can, in fact, occur in all work environments – including office spaces. This is because repetitive motion – such as the ones eight in 10 American office workers are prone to doing – can … Continue reading Simple desk exercises to relieve your aches and pains

Exercising helps prevent and reduce an angry mood: Study

The next time you find yourself feeling intense bouts of anger, try doing a couple of jumping jacks or a round or two of cycling. This is according to a team of researchers who found that acute aerobic exercise, such as jumping jacks or brisk walking, can help minimize or even dispel feelings of anger. The … Continue reading Exercising helps prevent and reduce an angry mood: Study

Follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly to stay healthy during coronavirus lockdowns

The extended Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns have changed the routines of regular Americans. Many now sleep in and wake up in the afternoon instead of waking up early and preparing to go to work, thanks to the remote work setups and lockdowns meant to slow the spread of the disease. This change in routine, however, negatively affects … Continue reading Follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly to stay healthy during coronavirus lockdowns

5 Low-impact exercises to help ease knee pain

Whether it’s a sharp, stabbing pain or a dull sensation in the joint, knee pain can put a strain to your favorite activities. It’s a common complaint that affects men and women, and both younger and older adults. In fact, the Cleveland Clinic estimates that 18 million people see a doctor for knee pain each year. It may … Continue reading 5 Low-impact exercises to help ease knee pain

20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

It’s easy to fall into the habit of skipping exercise because you’re busy with work or chores. Yet according to a study, having a sedentary lifestyle for at least 20 years is linked to twice the risk of premature death, especially compared to those who exercise regularly. Results from the Trøndelag Health Study (the HUNT study) was … Continue reading 20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

Exercise 13 minutes every day to increase your life expectancy by 3 years, advise experts

It’s no secret that regular exercise is good for human health. It strengthens muscles, boosts immune function and reduces the risk of chronic disease, among other health benefits. On top of these benefits, researchers from a health insurance firm in the UK found that regular exercise can also lead to a longer life. The team found that exercising … Continue reading Exercise 13 minutes every day to increase your life expectancy by 3 years, advise experts

Move it, shake it: Increasing physical activity is linked to longevity regardless of intensity

The thought of daily grueling gym sessions may put people off of exercising regularly, but a recent review has revealed that even light exercise offers health benefits. Details of the study were published in the journal BMJ. The article bears good news, especially for people who spend hours at their desks at work and those who are too busy … Continue reading Move it, shake it: Increasing physical activity is linked to longevity regardless of intensity

Study: Exercise can keep cirrhosis and liver cancer at bay

Approximately 30 percent of the American population – or around 100 million Americans – suffer from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver. In some cases, this condition can lead to liver cirrhosis (scarring) or even liver cancer. Fortunately, people with NAFLD can reduce their risk of liver … Continue reading Study: Exercise can keep cirrhosis and liver cancer at bay

Need a workout that is quick and easy that you can do almost anywhere? Jumping rope gives you a full-body workout in 5 minutes

Jumping rope is a common children’s game, but if you’re too busy to go to the gym, this game can help you stay fit. Incorporating this fun and challenging activity into your exercise regimen will give you a quick but effective full-body workout. Jumping rope as an intensive full-body workout If you don’t have hours to … Continue reading Need a workout that is quick and easy that you can do almost anywhere? Jumping rope gives you a full-body workout in 5 minutes

Don’t be lazy: A quick, brisk walk every day can stave off disability in later life

Regular physical exercise offers many health benefits. But even something as simple as 10 minutes of brisk walking daily can help prevent disability in older adults with arthritis pain. According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine,brisk walking can also help lower their risk of suffering from pain or stiffness in the knee, hip, ankle or … Continue reading Don’t be lazy: A quick, brisk walk every day can stave off disability in later life