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Scientists who tracked 1,500 people over eight decades have discovered much of what has been taught about how to live a long life may be incorrect.
In 1921, just over 1,500 Californian children were selected to participate in a study led by a Stanford University psychologist and they were tracked over 80 years to their deaths. Researchers who took on the data in 2011 shattered some conventional longevity assumptions,
by David Bunnell This past week my colleague Shirley Gines (pictured above) and I visited the Mountain View office of Vasper Fitness and Performance Systems to test their high-tech exercise machine. Reportedly, it provides the equivalent of a two-hour workout in only 20 minutes. And you don’t sweat! Even more compelling, exercising more »
Vasper, a high-tech exercise machine, reportedly provides the equivalent of a two-hour workout in only 20 minutes. And you don’t sweat!
People at higher genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease may be able to offset that propensity by exercising, according to a new observational study at Washington University in St. Louis.
Boring playgrounds may be one reason preschoolers aren’t getting enough exercise, researchers found in interviews with childcare providers. Strict safety rules for equipment and low budgets at childcare centers were largely blamed for playgrounds that don’t make kids feel like playing, Kristen Copeland, MD, of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, more »
Your aerobic exercise capacity is linked to how healthy you are and how long you will live. Aerobic exercise is long duration, low intensity exercise that consumes oxygen (jogging, vigorous walking, exercise that gets your respiration and heart rate up). Strength training and intense short distance intense running are consider more »
What does it take to add three years to your life – for free? How about 15 minutes a day of exercise? That’s what a Taiwanese study shows. And the extra jumping jacks and burpees also dropped cancer rates and diabetes rates. And not just among healthy people…smokers got the more »