Fast walkers may live longer, study says
People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don’t. Source: Fast Read more
Why sharing AirPods is the best way to run with friends
At first glance, you might think it’s gross, but sharing Airpods is actually a really great way to pass the miles with your running buddy. Source: Why sharing airpods is the best way Read more
Don’t wash your water bottle? Expect to find mold
In case you’ve become acquainted with mold in water bottle action, this expert explains how to prevent it from ever happening again. Source: Don’t wash your water bottle? Expect Read more on Well + Good
Waterloo Researchers Combine AI and “Smart Shirts” to Track Aerobic Health
The researchers say the new study is the first to investigate aerobic system dynamics with machine learning and unsupervised wearable sensor use. Original: Healthcare Analytic Inside DigitalHealth
Why Are So Many Teen Athletes Struggling With Depression?
When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll. Source: Why Are So Many Teen Athletes Struggling With Read more
Body Clock Scientist Determines What Time to Exercise to Boost Alertness
The results of a recent paper in the Journal of Physiology suggest that working out during two key windows during the day can affect the timing of someone’s internal clock. Read more
How Exercise Beefs Up the Brain
While our muscles pump iron, our cells pump out something else: molecules that help maintain a healthy brain. But scientists have struggled to account for the well-known mental benefits of Read more
Exercising Might Help You Make Healthier Food Choices, Study Says
Getting healthy can be a daunting endeavor. It can seem impossible to get active, eat better, sleep more, stay hydrated and do the many other things your doctor says you should do, Read more
The Real Reason Your Head Always Hurts After A Workout
If sometime between crushing your deadlifts and beasting your HIIT intervals, your head is totally pounding, you’re not the only one. Exercise headaches are more common than you might Read more
How many steps should I take a day?
How many steps should I take a day? Experts reveal that the whole "10,000 steps" rule we've been living by may not be the best point of Read more on Well & Good
Aerobic Exercise Tied to Better Cognition at All Ages
Aerobic exercise contributes to brain health in individuals as young as 20 years, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in Neurology. Source: Aerobic Exercise Tied to Better Read more
Stair-climbing exercise ‘snacks’ boost health
New research finds that quick sessions of vigorous stair climbing, separated by a few hours of recovery, can improve cardiovascular health. Source: Stair-climbing exercise Read more
Drinking soda after exercise could damage kidneys
A recent study concludes that drinking soda following physical exertion might cause further dehydration and could even cause kidney damage. Source: Drinking soda after exercise could damage Read more
Gym Class Is So Bad, Kids Are Skipping School to Avoid It
Not only does P.E. do little to improve physical fitness, but it can also lead to truancy and other disciplinary problems. Source: Gym Class Is So Bad, Kids Are Skipping School to Avoid Read more
Resolving to Get Active? Make It Happen with a Move More Plan
This year, make a Move More Plan instead of a New Year’s resolution. Chances are you have room for activity, because fewer than one in four Americans over 18 years old meet the Read more
Aerobic exercise with weight training helps prevent type 2 diabetes
Japanese women who engaged in aerobic exercise with weight resistance training developed type 2 diabetes less often than those who exercised less frequently, according to findings from a Read more
Exercise may improve thinking in sedentary seniors with cognitive decline
Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like walking or cycling a few times Read more
Just 6 months of walking may reverse cognitive decline, study says
Worried about your aging brain? Getting your heart pumping with something as simple as walking or cycling just three times a week seems to improve thinking skills, new research says. Add a Read more
Winter Activity: Boost Your Fitness Without Leaving Home
Being physically active is a key recommendation for cancer prevention and for boosting overall health. The good news is that whatever your fitness or activity level, AICR is to help you Read more