A new study indicated that exercisers can burn as many as 200 extra calories in as little as 2.5 minutes of concentrated effort a day—as long as they intersperse longer periods of easy recovery in a practice known as sprint interval training. The finding could make exercise more manageable for would-be fitness buffs by making exercise more effecient.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) makes middle-aged people not only healthier but smarter, according to a new study. The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) study was led by Dr. Anil Nigam of the MHI and University of Montreal, in collaboration with the Montreal Geriatric University Institute.
Cold and flu season has arrived. Though your nose may be running, your throat a bit scratchy and your body aching, many people wonder should you hit your local the gym to exercise and "sweat it out" or should you rest?