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    Too much money spent on fitness

    healthy living doesn’t have to include high expensive fitness costs Why You’re Paying So Much to Exercise Millennials are turning the fitness industry upside down. On a frigid Sunday this month, Rianka Dorsainvil, a 29-year-old financial planner outside Washington, D.C., found herself running up a steep, snowy hill wearing a 20-pound vest and dragging a 215-pound man behind her. She was paying for the privilege. The man harnessed to her was her personal trainer, who runs a studio out of his home and micromanages not just Dorsainvil’s workouts but her meals, too. She calls him the “mad scientist.” “It’s great to have an expert pushing you in the right direction,” she said.…

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    Sitting done too long may shorten your lifespan

    Healthy living requires lots of exercise as that is linked to less aging in your cells Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging Older women with low physical activity and 10 hours of daily sit time had even ‘older’ cells Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary. The study, publishing online January 18 in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found elderly women with less than 40 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity…

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    seems to secret to living long has been found

    Calorie restriction seems to be a way to longer lifespan Monkeys that eat less live longer after all, University of Wisconsin study finds Monkeys that eat less than normal live longer and are healthier than other monkeys, meaning the same is likely true for humans, according to a new study by scientists at UW-Madison and the National Institute on Aging. The institutions teamed up to look at why their previous, separate studies yielded contradictory results. Monkeys put on restricted diets in Madison saw benefits in survival and warding off disease, but similar monkeys at the federal institute in Baltimore, Maryland, did not. The discrepancy raised questions about whether caloric restriction,…

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    Cellphone is said to pose danger in your fitness routine

    Cellphones have become an integral part of our lives but studies reveal how dangerous on your health and fitness Why you shouldn’t use your cell phone while exercising Do you really need your mobile when you’re working out? Researchers say talking and texting during exercise can cause all sorts of problems. Talking or texting on your cell phone may spell trouble during exercise, researchers say. Divided attention In two studies, they found that talking or texting on a cell phone during a workout lowers the intensity of your exercise session. More importantly, the study team noted that cell phone use affects balance, which can increase your risk of injuries. “If…

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    Exercising only on weekends is considered to be the best way to a healthy you,a study reveals

    Exercising on weekend for health is seen to produce great results Weekend exercise alone ‘has significant health benefits’ Cramming all your recommended weekly exercise into one or two weekend sessions is enough to produce important health benefits, a study suggests. And being active without managing 150 minutes of moderate activity a week was still enough to reduce the risk of an early death by a third. The findings are based on a survey of about 64,000 adults aged over 40 in England and Scotland. Health experts said purposeful exercise was key to better health. Researchers from Loughborough University and the University of Sydney analysed data on the time people spent…

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    You merely need light exercise to help win Diabetics over

    Healthy living starts with light exercises Standing or ‘Easy’ Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — For people with type 2 diabetes, better blood sugar control may be as easy as getting up off the couch and standing every so often, or taking a leisurely walk, a new study shows. Dutch researchers noted that “moderate to vigorous” exercise is often recommended for people with diabetes — but most patients don’t comply with that advice. This small new study suggests that even sitting a bit less might be of real…

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    Swimming, dancing and being in court can assist with a longer life.

    Certain sports can make you live a healthy and long life Want to delay death? Then swim, dance, or get on court, study shows By Kate Kelland | LONDON LONDON Swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are associated with the best odds of staving off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of dying from heart disease or stroke, scientists said on Tuesday. In a study of various types of exercise and their risk levels, the researchers found that participation in specific sports showed significant benefits for public health, and urged doctors and policymakers to encourage people to take them up. While the research, published in the British Journal and…

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    Physical exercise can bring testosterone level to obese people

    Exercise is a major healthy way for increasing testosterone in obese men Aerobic exercise boosts testosterone for overweight men Written by Honor Whiteman As men age, testosterone levels decrease. This can cause a number of physical and emotional changes, including weight gain, loss of bone density, depression, and reduced sex drive. A new study, however, suggests that for men who are overweight or obese, a 12-week aerobic exercise program can significantly boost testosterone levels. Lead researcher Hiroshi Kumagai, of Tsukuba University in Japan, and colleagues recently presented their findings at the American Physiological Society’s Integrative Biology of Exercise VII Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Testosterone is a predominantly male sex hormone,…

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    Vital exercises for healthy living in old people

    Older hearts benefit from exercise that is frequent and varied but not intense Written by Catharine Paddock PhD Researchers, who analyzed data from a heart-health study of stroke-free older Americans, conclude that frequent and varied physical activity appears to protect against premature death. However, they found a higher risk of heart-related death among seniors who undertook frequent bouts of high intensity exercise. Ying Kuen Cheung, a professor in biostatistics at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in New York, NY, and colleagues report their findings in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The team hopes the study will help healthcare providers give better, more specific advice to their older…