Posts Tagged ‘ exercise intensity ’

Better Fitness Lowers Your Cancer Risk

March 30, 2015
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A new study has found that men who had higher cardiorespiratory fitness (endurance) had significantly lower rates of certain types of cancer compared to less fit men. The differences were pretty huge for both Lung Cancer and ColoRectal Cancer, and seriously, none of us want that. The benefits get larger the fitter you become. Compared…

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Is running bad for your knees?

December 8, 2014
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Apparently not! Even I thought it was but the results of a new study (to read it click here) have found that “not only does running not cause osteoarthritis in the knee, it may even help to keep the problem at bay”. The study followed 2863 people and found that “runners, regardless of the age they…

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Getting in shape for Summer

November 19, 2014
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Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of people with injuries related to the sudden desire to quickly get in shape. Their exercise regime drifted a little over the winter months but with Summer approaching they need to get their bikini body back. Bravo I say! But, we need to temper that enthusiasm/desperation with a little…

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Exercise Can Change Your DNA

August 5, 2013
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A new study has shown for the first time what happens at a genetic level when we exercise. The findings add a whole new level of support to the idea that regular exercise helps people lose weight. We know that exercising requires your body to burn fats, carbohydrates or protein to obtain fuel, but this…

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Brisk Walking helps Prostate Cancer

May 26, 2011
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A new study has shown that “men who power walk for at least three hours a week can halve how much their cancer will grow and spread over the next couple of years”, according to a study reviewed on the BBC Health site. The reseacrhers concluded that “strolling did not produce the same effect”.

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How good a workout can you get with a Wii?

June 17, 2010
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Admit it – you’ve all thought about it. Can you give up exercise for winter (or forever?) and just stay fit by playing video games? Okay, maybe it’s just me that wonders if that’s possible. But if you are one of the many people using a Wii for fun or for fitness, you’ve probably wondered…

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Exercise reduces women’s risk of developing cancer

September 27, 2009
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We’ve already seen how effective exercise is for reducing men’s risk of developing cancer http://www.chrisjonesosteo.com.au/?p=348, now it’s the ladies turn. Along term study of nearly 6,000 women “found that those who exercised the most had a 25 per cent lower chance of developing cancer than those who were the least active”. This new research supports…

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Exercise Reduces Risk for Premature Death From Cancer

August 6, 2009
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Hate to say I  told you so, but really, we’re starting to get some pretty compelling evidence on the benefits of exercise. Check this out: A new study, published online July 28, 2009 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, has found that “men who exercised for at least 30 minutes a day at moderate to high…

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Train harder, lose more fat. Simple.

February 15, 2009
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What this study says is that they have conclusively proven that if you exercise at a higher intensity, you will lose more fat. And really, this probably sounds like the most obvious thing ever, right?! But it’s interesting because for years most exercise physiologists have actually believed, and i’m not making this up, that exercising…

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