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Study Reveals It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

Written by on September 15, 2019 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Study Reveals It’s Never Too Late to Start Exercising

Exercise is clearly a foundational aspect of optimal health, and the good news is that it’s never too late to start, even if you’ve never exercised before and/or are older. Studies have repeatedly shown even the elderly can make significant headway when taking up a fitness routine, and recent research adds further support to this notion. #exercise

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Dr. Joseph Mercola: How Exercise Treats Depression

Dr. Joseph Mercola: How Exercise Treats Depression

While exercise euphoria is typically attributed to the release of endorphins, vigorous exercise also dramatically increases anandamide — an endocannabinoid — in the body, which influences opioid and endorphin receptors. The higher your anandamide level, the better you feel. #exercisefordepression

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A Short Bout of Exercise Enhances Brain Function

Written by on July 12, 2019 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
A Short Bout of Exercise Enhances Brain Function

Neuroscientists, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory. #exercise

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Largest Study to Date Shows Promising Benefits of Exercise to Prevent Tumors

Written by on June 20, 2019 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Largest Study to Date Shows Promising Benefits of Exercise to Prevent Tumors

Recent research shows people with the best cardiorespiratory fitness had a 77% reduced risk of lung cancer and a 61% decreased the risk of colorectal cancer; they also had a reduced risk of death if they were diagnosed with lung or colorectal cancer

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Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Prolonged Sitting Wrecks Your Health: Here’s What You Can Do About It

Excess sitting may lead to physical health problems, but studies show it may harm your mental health as well. Science now shows us that temporary vigorous exercise cannot compensate for the damage incurred by prolonged daily sitting.

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