Physical Activity News
Want to live longer? 11 minutes of daily exercise could be all you need
A new study says that people who engage in moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking or cycling, for 11 minutes every day are 23 per cent less likely to die prematurely than those who are inactive
WHO releases physical activity guidelines for keeping fit during quarantine, lockdowns
The guidelines are also accessible to people with chronic conditions, a disability or are pregnant, who are urged to try and meet the recommendations if they can.
Occupational physical activity not same as work out, can increase risk of dementia by 55%, says study
It was found that participants with high occupational physical activity (OPA) levels had a dementia incidence rate of 1.48, which was significantly higher than in people who engaged only in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) at home or at the gym
Sitting long hours may not be bad for your brain as long as daily exercise goals met, says study
A new study published in Psychology and Aging argues what we think about sitting and cognitive function may be wrong
Morning exercises may reduce prostate, breast cancer risks; aid weight loss, improve memory
Imbalances in hormones can have numerous biological consequences and recent studies have linked such disruptions with increased cancer risks.
Walking alone will not prevent weight gain, does have emotional and health benefits: study
The participants walked either 10,000, 12,500 or 15,000 steps a day, six days a week for 24 weeks, while the calories were tracked.
Children are going to love the new guidelines set out, for their playtime, by WHO
Children should stay away from screens and spend more time playing outside and sleeping, say experts
2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: Study
For the study, 156 participants were classified as high physical activity, 68 as low physical activity.
A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: Study
Researchers looked at two gene variants, MC4R and TCF7L2, known to increase the risk of metabolic disorders among study participants
Games that get you to physically engage in the game play are good for brain health: Study
Playing video games which get you moving are an effective way of boosting brain health as we age, according to a new European research.