Posted 8:06 PM 3/26/2012
March 26, 2012 -- Don't take this sitting down, but spending too much time in a chair is bad for your health -- really, really bad.
New research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that people who spend a lot of time sitting may be up to 40% more likely to die from any cause, compared to people who don't sit as long.
Posted 9:31 PM 3/23/2012
March 23, 2012 -- Cycling is great exercise, but if the handlebars are too low, it might be more uncomfortable.
People who spend a lot of time on bicycles or in spinning class often complain of genital numbness, and now a new study in women suggests that low handlebars may be at least partly to blame.
Posted 9:49 PM 3/13/2012
March 13, 2012 -- Cool hands, healthy heart?
A new study shows that cool hands may allow you to exercise for longer periods of time.
Obese women who placed their hands in a cooling device while exercising, such as walking on a treadmill, were able to outlast their counterparts whose held a lukewarm device. The cooling device used was the AVAcore (More)
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Posted 10:31 PM 2/14/2012
Feb. 14, 2012 -- Can an ice bath really ward off the muscle soreness that can kick in a day or so after an intense workout?
According to a new review, it is better than doing nothing and equal to other remedies such as compression stockings or stretching.
Posted 10:07 PM 2/14/2012
Posted 4:02 AM 2/9/2012
Feb. 9, 2012 -- A new report from the CDC shows that more patients are getting prescriptions for exercise from their doctors.
In 2010, 1 in 3 adults who saw a doctor or other health care professional was advised to increase their physical activity as a means of maintaining or improving their health. That's a significant increase over 2000, when less than a quarter of consultations included such advice.
Posted 7:02 PM 1/16/2012
Jan. 16, 2012 -- Gastric banding doesn't work as well as bypass surgery, according to a new study in the journal Archives of Surgery.
More than 200,000 weight loss surgeries are performed annually in the U.S. and more people are choosing banding procedures over gastric bypasses. Banding procedures are marketed as a safer (More)
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