Just 10 minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids’ cardiometabolic health

 A study found that replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of vigorous exercise may provide significant cardiometabolic benefits in young people with relatively large waist measurements and elevated levels of insulin in their blood

Just 10 minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids’ cardiometabolic healthAs little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study led by a researcher at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The investigators found that replacing light-intensity physical activity with brief periods of […]

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 seconds

These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab – fast

8 no-equipment exercise you can do in 30 secondsThis is about as uncomplicated as it gets: These eight compound moves use zero equipment and will fry and firm the flab — fast. “Use the body you have to create the body you want,” says trainer Adam Rosante, a fitness ambassador for C9 by Champion and the author of The 30-Second Body. “You can […]

Scientists identify the link between brain health and exercise

If the protein can be made in a stable form and developed into a drug, it may lead to improved therapies for cognitive decline in older people and slow the toll of neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists identify the link between brain health and exerciseA protein increased by endurance exercise has been isolated and given to non-exercising mice, turning on genes that promote brain health and encourage the growth of new nerves involved in learning and memory, scientists from Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have reported. The findings, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, help explain the […]

Calories burned in 30 minutes for people of three different weights groups

The table below lists the calories burned by doing dozens of activities listed by category (such as gym activities, training and sports activities, home repair, etc.) for 30 minutes.

Calories burned in 30 minutes for people of three different weights groupsActivities and exercises include walking, swimming, jogging, yoga and even watching TV and sleeping. In each category, activities are listed from least to most calories burned. Calories burned in 30-minute activities Gym Activities 125-pound person 155-pound person 185-pound person Weight Lifting: general 90 112 133 Aerobics: water 120 149 178 Stretching, Hatha Yoga 120 149 […]

7 weight-loss tips from a coach who preps celebs for the red carpet

So how can you drop pounds on a tight deadline without crashing afterward? Here, a celebrity trainer and nutrition coach runs through his top weight-loss tips for the stars

7 weight-loss tips from a coach who preps celebs for the red carpetNo matter how much we hear that losing weight and getting healthy is a lifestyle, not a destination, we’ve all got deadlines. Who hasn’t set out to get in shape in hopes of showing up at their high school reunion with zero excess baby weight or going on their dream vacay with their most rockin’ […]

Indoors or outdoors: Which exercise is better for you

Check out the perks and pitfalls of both, indoor and outdoor exercise so you can get exactly what you want from your workout

Indoors or outdoors: Which exercise is better for youThis time of year, debating between hitting the gym and kicking it outside can be as tricky as choosing between hot or iced coffee. Here to make your life easier? Research. Check out the perks and pitfalls of both, so you can get exactly what you want from your workout. Indoors Perk: More Intensity. Without […]

Follow these trends for a healthy life

Trends can have lasting health benefits—for example, the trends toward making public places smoke-free or adding calorie counts to fast-food menus. These three trends below fall are beneficial to us

Follow these trends for a healthy lifeThe word “trendy” has come to refer to a fad or fashion that may have little lasting value, so it can be a turn-off, especially when applied to health practices. But trends can also have lasting health benefits—for example, the trends toward making public places smoke-free or adding calorie counts to fast-food menus. There is […]

Survey reveals every third child in India is unhealthy

Children are becoming less active for environmental or interpersonal reasons. Lack of physical activity increases the risk of obesity and health-related problems in adolescence, and adulthood

Survey reveals every third child in India is unhealthyHealth is wealth, but doctors and a study reveal there is an increase in the number among children with regards to a drop in their health and fitness. According to the 7th Annual School health and fitness study by EduSports, every third child has an unhealthy body mass index (BMI). Dr Mona Gajre, professor of paediatrics […]

6 effective benefits of exercise

If there was a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed

6 effective benefits of exerciseThis fall I flipped through a Time magazine and started skimming the article on exercise. OK, I thought. I know this. Then I stopped. I was blown away. “If there were a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would likely be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed,” the doctor […]

How to lower high triglycerides

Triglycerides are the most common fat in the body. Most of the foods that people eat, whether from animal or plant sources, can have an impact on the levels of triglycerides in the blood

How to lower high triglyceridesThere are many different types of fats, from polyunsaturated fats found in olive oil to the saturated fats found in red meat. They all contribute to triglyceride levels in the body, but they do so in different ways. When a person eats more calories than their body needs, the body stores these extra calories in […]