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Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Losing weight by getting fit is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but it is tricky to maintain. While exercising at any time of the day is beneficial, if you’re looking to achieve optimum results in terms of weight loss, the timing of your workout is crucial. If you’re struggling to make it to [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

You can actually be allergic to exercise

You can actually be allergic to exercise

Joe O’Leary went to dinner with his parents at around 8 p.m. one Wednesday in March of 2015. He split a pizza, topped with tomatoes and peppers, with his mom. Then he set out for the gym and hopped on the elliptical. But about a half-hour into the workout, he started feeling weird. “My eyes [...]

September 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on You can actually be allergic to exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

  Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Or too tired to even take a walk? A new study should motivate you to pull up your socks, especially for gastrointestinal cancer patients. A recent study suggests that jogging or walking three to five times a week for thirty to fifty minutes can help advanced gastrointestinal [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

A solid body of scientific evidence strongly suggests that the more time a person spends sitting, the higher their risk of death from any cause. Multiple large studies and high-quality data analyses show that regardless of age or health issues, the hours we spend in our office chairs, cars, or on the sofa watching television [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

We don’t usually hear much about women’s periods during the Olympics. That is, until Chinese swimming phenomenon Fu Yuanhui broke the silence last week in Rio and brought up her menstrual flow following a fourth-place finish. “My period started last night,” she told a Chinese journalist, “and I’m feeling pretty weak and really tired right [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health

Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health

Just one hour of physical activity a day — something as simple as a brisk walk or a bicycle ride — may undo the increased risk of early death that comes with sitting eight hours or more on a daily basis, a new study suggests. “These results provide further evidence on the benefits of physical [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health

Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health

Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2016 — Just one hour of physical activity a day — something as simple as a brisk walk or a bicycle ride — may undo the increased risk of early death that comes with sitting eight hours or more on a daily basis, a new study suggests. “These results provide further evidence [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hour of exercise a day may offset sitting’s toll on health