Want to keep a young heart? Try exercising 4-5 times a week

If you want to maintain a healthy and young body, you’d best start working.

Proper hydration helps seniors get the full benefit of exercise and keeps their minds limber

Everybody should try to stay well hydrated — seniors more so than others.

Myth busted: strenuous exercise does not suppress immune system

Exercising is almost never bad for you.

Jymmin combines working out with music, makes people feel less pain

Scientists paired music composition software with sensors attached to the fitness machines.

Drinking two glasses of wine a day, keeps premature death away

A study found moderately drinking wine lowered risk of premature death more than exercising.

Physical exercise is more important for health than weight, study reports

Being healthy doesn’t mean losing weight.

Exercising in a group rather than alone is a great way to handle stress, researchers reveal

Time to hit the gym!

Cash 4 Weight Loss programme shown to work and make people excited about exercise

That sounds more like wizardry than science.

Feeling down? Walk it off! No really, walking is all you have to do

Who said you can’t run from your problems?

Trying to stay motivated? Shift your strategy from ‘do better’ to ‘avoid worse’ mid-game

It’s all a matter of perspective.

Just half an hour of moderate aerobic exercise can do wonders for the brain

A new study suggests a moderate workout improves neuroplasticity.

Physical activity, whether or not it’s exercise, makes you happier

Move if you want to be happy!

Support gets you to start working out but competition powers you to the end, study finds

Some pretty impressive results for team competition.

Physically active mice are better at fighting cancer

Here’s one more benefit of exercise (as if we needed more): it can help you fight cancer.

Can’t find motivation to exercise? Do some drugs, expert says

Exercise is good for you, we all know that. Even better with drugs.

A pill to burn fats? Harvard scientists have found a way

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have taken what they describe as “the first step toward a pill that can replace the treadmill” for the control of obesity – they have developed a pill which can turn white (bad) fat into brown (good) fat. Personally, I’m not a believer in a magic cure for qetting rid of those extra pounds.

Healthy habits dramatically reduce risk of dementia, diabetes and heart disease

A study which monitored the health habits of 2,235 men over a 35-year period has found that exercise significantly reduces the risk of dementia. It may seem like common sense, but it can never be emphasized too much: a healthy lifestyle ensures a longer… healthier life – it’s basically as simple as that. Published by researchers from Cardiff University, the

How exercise prolongs your life

“We found that adding low amounts of physical activity to one’s daily routine, such as 75 minutes of brisk walking per week, was associated with increased longevity: a gain of 1.8 years of life expectancy after age 40, compared with doing no such activity,” explained Harvard Medical School Professor of Medicine I-Min Lee. 75 minutes of walking per week is

Shorties: Exercise helps ease depression in heart failure patients

Almost half of all patients who suffered some sort of heart failure slip into depression, even though some of them live another few decades after the event. But exercise really is a miracle worker – according to doctors, even in such a delicate case, it can significantly help patients overcome their depression. Researchers randomly assigned more than 2,300 heart failure