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Two minutes of aerobic exercise daily will keep your mind sharp

Researchers in Sweden have found that even two minutes of aerobic exercise can have a positive effect on brain function in young adults.

Two minutes of aerobic exercise daily will keep your mind sharp

Six health benefits of stretching

When it comes to working out, stretching has always been the underdog. Some people believe it is an essential part of exercise to avoid injuries, while others say can lead to injuries itself. The ...

Six health benefits of stretching

Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous

In an endeavour to stay healthy and build an immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have a heightened sense of awareness with regards to their fitness. The importance of staying active and ...

Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous

Tai chi for better heart and life

A total of 1,853 patients from 15 clinical trials were included in the analysis. The average age of participants was 66 and 44 per cent were women.

Tai chi for better heart and life

High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss

The study, published in the journal Fertility and Sterility, found that there was roughly a two-fold higher risk of very early pregnancy loss for women who were highly active compared to those who ...

High-strain exercise linked to early pregnancy loss

People with atrial fibrillation may live longer with exercise

Regular endurance training and good fitness seem to protect against serious cardiovascular (CVD) events and early mortality for people diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (Afib), say researchers

Women wear protective masks as they do morning exercise next to Hoan Kiem Lake, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam 29 March 2020.

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A woman works at a salt farm during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Phetchaburi, Thailand, 9 May 2020.

Why breathing during exercise harder for women than men

While both sexes have the capacity for phenomenal athletic achievements, researchers have found that breathing during difficult exercise may be harder for women as compared to men.

Why breathing during exercise harder for women than men

Physical activity makes heart attack patients feel better

People with heart problems, kindly take note. Researchers have revealed that heart attack patients who take part in a lifestyle improvement programme feel better - especially when they do additional ...

Physical activity makes heart attack patients feel better

Exercise during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring

When physically fit women exercise during pregnancy they could be setting their children up for better fitness too, say researchers, adding that regular workout during pregnancy may reduce obesity ...

Exercise during pregnancy may reduce obesity among offspring
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