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Pedaling at work is healthy, claims new study

You’ve seen people pedaling on bicycles to work, but does pedaling at work help you stay healthy? A university has undertaken a study of exercises to undertake during the working day.

North Korea slams South-US drill, threatens strikes on White House

Pyongyang - North Korea on Thursday condemned a looming South Korea-US joint military exercise as a "declaration of war" and boasted of its ability to make retaliatory strikes against Seoul and the White House.

Physically active children are happier

London - A child focus exercise campaign called Change4Life, backed by Disney's 10 minute shake up campaign, has begun in the U.K. To accompany this, a report has been issued explaining the benefits of physical exercise for children.

Exercising as a kid may promote good fitness habits in adulthood

Encouraging children to exercise may instill fitness habits in adulthood, researchers concluded based on a series experiments with mice.

British Royal Marine trainee dies on training exercise

London - Britain's Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation after a Royal Marine trainee collapsed and died during a 30-mile march in southwest England.

Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg died from a tragic gym accident

It has been revealed that high-ranking Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg died whilst exercising at the gym in a tragic accident as he ran on a treadmill. He was found dead beside the equipment at a holiday resort in Mexico last Friday.

Exercising has more benefits than just weight loss

Doctors and health experts always recommend that everyone should exercise a set amount of minutes a day, but it's more than just for weight loss reasons.

Start exercising! It can even change your genes!

Exercise certainly makes us healthier, but a new study gives us a clue as to exactly how this process makes us healthier and in fact, changes our genes.

Nestle fat burning food equal to workouts

"Exercise in a bottle" is a new product under development, which Nestle claims could burn away fat like a workout in the gym.

Link between physical and mental health

Researchers have shown how a muscle gene associated with the metabolite kynurenine, which can cross the blood-brain barrier, relieves symptoms of depression in exercising mice.

Exercise and smelly clothes: why cotton is best

According to a new study, polyester clothes smell worse than cotton after exercise by their wearers. This is because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester.

Op-Ed: Online workouts — YouTube or professional videos?

The Internet has brought us a new wave of fitness bloggers and digital workout programs; the at-home workout realm has completely changed since the days of walking in place to a Jane Fonda VHS.

Obesity rates show a global increase

A global study of obesity, taking in 30 years of data, reveals that an increasing number of people around the world are overweight. One of the causes is technological advances that promote inactivity and the increasing availability of unhealthy food.

Therapeutic Solutions notes social media marketing possibilities Special

Merrick - Social media methodologies and marketing strategies in preventative medicine proved their value in an interview with Jamie Rockwin, president of Therapeutic Solutions Physical Therapy.

'Sitting Disease' is more prevalent than thought

A recent U.S. study on sedentary behavior came up with some surprising results. 50 to 70 percent of the population spend six or more hours daily sitting. An additional 20 to 35 percent spend four or more hours of their day watching television.

Want to burn fat? Shivering is as good as working out

Working out and shivering in the cold both help slow down brown fat production by altering body biochemistry, according to a new research study.

How exercise helps to burn fat

How does exercise help to burn off fat? A small molecule released by muscles after a workout can contribute to the browning of white fat cells and to an increase in the breakdown of fat.

New guidelines out for treating hypertension

Blood pressure can be difficult to understand because it means more than just a set of numbers. We have been told for years that a measurement of 120/80 is the ideal that is considered normal. But now, there are new guidelines for clinicians to follow.

Video: Free ticket to ride on the Moscow metro for squats

Moscow - The Moscow metro in Russia has come up with a novel way to get the public fitter. They are offering free single-trip tickets to passengers who can perform 30 squats in front of the machine.

Regular to vigorous daily exercise helps teens in academics

Glasgow - Now parents have yet another reason to encourage their teenagers to exercise each day - it could improve how they perform in class.

The best way to exercise your brain? Have an orgasm.

New Brunswick - The importance of keeping your body healthy through a healthy diet and exercise has been well documented for years but did you know that providing your brain with a daily mental workout will keep your brain healthy?

How exercise alters DNA uncovered

We know exercise is good for weight loss, but now researchers know even more about how it alters DNA to stave off obesity by changing the way we store fat.

New study shows how exercise helps diabetes patients

Scientists have undertaken a study which shows the specific ways in which sufferers of type 2 diabetes can benefit from regular exercise to help their condition.

First study shows small doses of exercise changes gene expression

For the first time researchers have mapped what happens to our genes with just a little exercise. Scientists have discovered small doses of exercise changes our innate DNA related to fat storage to help fight obesity and type-2 diabetes.

Computer-enabled socks help track your personal fitness

If you are a fitness buff and just have this constant urge to exercise, then this may be for you. This latest wearable technology claims to beat the current top of the line wrist fitness trackers with improved accuracy and convenience.

New CDC report says 80% of Americans don’t exercise enough

Nearly 80 percent of American adults do not get enough exercise, so says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a new report.

Smart-watches to become the next big thing?

From the Apple iPod and iPhone to the tablet, and maybe the laplet (Merge between laptop and tablet), technology in the form of mobile computing has changed quite a bit. Now, is it possible for smart watches to become the next big thing?

Getting fit this spring with Samir Becic's ReSync Fitness

Houston - It’s time to wake up and...go for a jog. The beautiful sunshine has arrived, temperatures are starting to go up and spirits everywhere are heightened. With a season of new life, comes the desire to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

Mandy Roux: Weight loss does not always lead to happiness

Mandy Roux, mother of three, lost seventy kilograms of fat. Expecting the heavily publicised happiness that comes with fat loss, the experience instead made her long for the days of her fat body.

Will more people take up physical fitness with arrival of spring?

Cincinnati - Who doesn't want to be physically fit? In a quick-fix world of one-hour dry cleaners, one-hour photo stores and fast-food restaurants, it's safe to think that becoming healthy and transforming into a Greek God can be done quickly too. But no.
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Several studies show we can alter our DNA with lifestyle choices. Newer studies show exercise changes DNA methylation and the way we store fat.
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These hikers through fog could be boosting their eyesight clarity along with their overall fitness; a long-term, large-scale UK eye health study suggested moderate physical exercise could help preserve vision.
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