Endurance exercise may be "the fountain of youth" according to a new Canadian study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the effects of endurance exercise on aging.
Individuals with the highest levels of cardiorespiratory fitness during middle age were significantly less likely to develop dementia in their senior years, a long-term prospective study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested.
Students who are more physically fit make better grades and outperform their classmates on standardized tests, according to a newly published study in this month's issue of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) makes middle-aged people not only healthier but smarter, according to a new Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) study, financed by the ÉPIC Centre and Montreal Heart Institute Foundations.
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?
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity each week live longer than those who don’t exercise in this manner, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) makes middle-aged people not only healthier but smarter, according to a Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) study, presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) in Toronto in October 27-31, 2012. The research was financed by the ÉPIC Centre and Montreal Heart Institute Foundations.
Working out harder instead of working out longer could be the secret to warding off metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors—which include obesity and high blood pressure—that increase your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to new research in the BMJ Open.
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.
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.