Exercise and the Brain

Exercise and the Brain

EXERCISE AND THE BRAIN In another exercise-related study, a University of Colorado team found that moderate exercise in people who were otherwise sedentary had a positive impact on the brain: It led them to crave less food, thus progressively aiding weight loss. But...
Push-Ups: On the Up-and-Up

Push-Ups: On the Up-and-Up

PUSH-UPS: ON THE UP-AND-UP The humble push-up has long been an all-purpose exercise and general indicator of health. A new study out of Harvard suggests the ability (or not) to do push-ups should be taken seriously as a “marker of general physical fitness,” researcher...
Get Strong Fast

Get Strong Fast

GET STRONG FAST Got 13 minutes? That’s all it takes (times thrice weekly) to create a meaningful strength workout, according to a recent study in the journal Medicine in Science in Sports & Exercise. The study’s volunteers, young men who lift weights, were split...
Working Out Works

Working Out Works

WORKING OUT WORKS You probably weren’t wondering whether exercise is good for a body, because it’s so widely accepted. But did you ever wonder how it came to be so widely accepted? Turns out, studies seeking to determine the benefits of exercise generally rely on...
Exercise Vacation

Exercise Vacation

EXERCISE VACATION If you’ve ever taken a break from your normal exercise regime, you know that getting back in the swing of things can be hard. An exercise vacation produces physical changes that can be hard to reverse, especially if you’re already struggling with...