Only a quarter of Americans get minimal exercise each week

Only a Quarter of Americans Get the Minimum Recommended Exercise Each Week, According to a New CDC Report…Are You One of Them? Less Than 28 Percent Of Americans Achieve HHS Weekly Fitness Goals, CDC Reports Even half of the population does not meet even one of the two targets set by officials The sedentary lifestyles … Read more

Sharecare launches VR program to improve the well-being of the American workforce and bring innovation to exercise

Be Active pilot with Lennar results in 82% engagement rate, 280% increase in average weekly exercise minutes among high-risk employees Atlanta And MiamiAnd January 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Sharecare (Nasdaq: SHCR), the digital health company that helps people manage all of their health in one place, today announced the launch of Get Active, a new … Read more

Biden’s expert Musharraf claims that obesity cannot be cured with exercise and a good diet

The doctor, who came under fire for comments claiming obesity is more genetic than lifestyle factors in a “60 Minutes” interview earlier this month, is now a member of Biden’s 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which will help Setting the nutritional standards for Americans over the coming years. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, an obesity … Read more

A healthy mind: How exercise can improve your mental health

summary: Even small bouts of physical activity and exercise throughout the day can help boost your mental health. Source: University of Toronto With Toronto experiencing a particularly bleak January, many may be wondering what they can do to boost their mental health. One potentially important strategy is physical exercise, says Catherine Sabiston, a professor in … Read more

Using running to escape from daily stresses may lead to exercise dependence rather than mental well-being

summary: Running can help some escape from their daily stresses, however, some recreational runners show signs of dependence on exercise. Exercise dependence can be the result of maladaptive escapism in which one suppresses oneself to avoid negative experiences. This can be detrimental to general well-being. Source: the border Recreational running offers plenty of physical and … Read more

Using running to escape from the stresses of daily life may lead to people relying on exercise rather than mental health

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain Recreational running offers plenty of physical and mental health benefits—but some people can develop exercise dependence, a form of addiction to physical activity that can cause health problems. Shockingly, signs of exercise dependence are common even in recreational runners. Study published in Frontiers in Psychology Investigating whether the concept … Read more

Scientists say beetroot juice ‘significantly increases muscle strength during exercise’

Forget pre-workout protein shakes: Beetroot juice ‘significantly increases muscle strength during exercise’, scientists say. Scientists in the United Kingdom and the United States tracked muscle strength as participants performed exercises Half of them had been given a nitrate-laced drink before starting the workout The results showed 7 percent higher muscle strength in those who consumed … Read more

One experiment explores whether exercise can sharpen the brilliant minds of competitive gamers

A new documentary has revealed the groundbreaking findings of a unique experiment exploring whether exercise can sharpen the brilliant minds of competitive gamers. The Prime Video documentary, Mind Games: The Experiment, saw a number of high-profile gamers work fitness into their training regimes for four months. Among those featured in the film are Danish international … Read more