Tag Archives: Exercise

Exercise Is Key to Longer Life

Results from a new study, shared in this short video, demonstrate the importance of exercise and movement to your health. Exercise may be one of the best preventive strategies against common chronic ailments, including heart disease and diabetes. The more time you spend sitting, the shorter your life expectancy,1 thanks to the negative impact on… Read More »

Diet and exercise limit heart disease risk in men undergoing hormonal treatments for advanced prostate cancer – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that prevent the body from making or using testosterone. A hormone (or an androgen, as it’s known), testosterone drives prostate cancer cells to grow faster, so shutting it down is essential to keeping the illness in check. About 600,000 men with advanced prostate cancer in… Read More »

Medical News Today: Exercise boosts well-being by improving gut health

Both bacterial diversity in the gut and regular exercise are important when it comes to health. But how are the two related? A new study uncovers the effect that exercise has on our health by adjusting the balance of the gut microbiome. New research finds out how exercise could support bacterial diversity in the gut.… Read More »

Can 6 Months of Exercise Improve Cognitive Function?

Aerobic exercise confers plenty of benefits on those who indulge. Now, new findings published in the journal Neurology suggest that six months of regular cardio activity, such as walking, jogging or cycling on a stationary bike, can help reverse cognitive problems in older adults, reports the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, researchers recruited… Read More »

Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory?

Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory? Can Regular Exercise Improve Your Memory? Being physically active has numerous health benefits. We know regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, strokes, and diabetes. But exercise also affects the mind. It reduces depression and anxiety, and now, research indicates it boosts memory function. Researchers at the University of… Read More »

The Exercise Every Leader Needs

Sarah Richardson, CIO, DaVita Healthcare Partners By definition, boot camp is, “a short, intensive, and rigorous course of training.” While historically known as a military training camp for new recruits with strict discipline, it has become a common term for exercise and education, among many other contexts. Admittedly, I am a bit of boot camp junkie. The… Read More »