In the past 40 years, there has been a startling increase in the number of obese people worldwide–rising from 105 million in 1975 to 641 million in 2014, according to the most comprehensive analysis of..
Exercise helps smokers with a high risk for cessation failure due to emotional distress finally kick the habit, according to psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin. According to a study in the journal Psychosomatic..
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 80,000 deaths in the United States each year. Over time, excessive drinking can lead to several chronic conditions,..
Susie Chan celebrates setting a new 12-hour treadmill world record in the sport science department at Kingston University London.Credit: Image courtesy of Kingston University Ultra runner Susie Chan has set a new 12-hour treadmill world..
Older men who engage in regular physical activity experience far fewer serious fall injuries than those who do not, say Yale researchers. Their findings suggest that moderate exercise can help prevent potentially devastating falls, the..
The majority of citizens in developed countries should not be concerned by potential harm from exercise but rather by the lack of exercise in their lives, according to a clinical perspective published in the Journal of..
A new study, published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology , has dismissed the concept of ‘fat but fit’. In contrast, the results from the new study suggest that the protective effects of high fitness against..
People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to a research from Northumbria University. In a study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition on..
For those who are feeling lazy, one look at this GIF by Copenhagen-based motion graphics studio ccccccc can inspire you to get up and exercise. Created for 7dailymoves, an app focusing on workouts based on basic human body movements, the..
A recent study on university-going young adults, by researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS), is the first ever to show an association between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure…