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Weekly Health Quiz: 4-Second Workouts, Deadly Heat Waves and Foods for Brain Health

Weekly Health Quiz: 4-Second Workouts, Deadly Heat Waves and Foods for Brain Health

Test your knowledge of this week’s health news. »

People with stroke who walk 30 minutes per day may have 54% lower risk of early death

People with stroke who walk 30 minutes per day may have 54% lower risk of early death

A new study shows that people who walk or garden at least three to four hours per week, or bike at least two to three hours per week, or the equivalent after having a stroke may have a 54% lower risk of early death from any cause. The study found the... »

Getting oxygenated blood to exercising muscles

Getting oxygenated blood to exercising muscles

Researchers have discovered a certain type of blood vessel cell in muscles that multiplies rapidly upon exercise, thereby forming new blood vessels. Researchers can use this to find novel therapies for vascular disorders of the muscle. »

Why Fear and Loathing Can Be Good for Your Workout

Why Fear and Loathing Can Be Good for Your Workout

Stress isn’t usually a good thing for mental health. But during exercise it can be. »

Exercise Vigorously for 4 Seconds. Repeat. Your Muscles May Thank You.

Exercise Vigorously for 4 Seconds. Repeat. Your Muscles May Thank You.

High-intensity interval training has surprising benefits for fitness and physical power, but don’t stay seated the rest of the day. »

New study offers insight on how resistance training burns fat

New study offers insight on how resistance training burns fat

Findings from a new study add to growing evidence that resistance exercise has unique benefits for fat loss. Researchers found that resistance-like exercise regulates fat cell metabolism at a molecular level. »

Hacer pesas ayuda a prevenir la obesidad

Hacer pesas ayuda a prevenir la obesidad

Las personas que regularmente hacen ejercicios para fortalecer los músculos tienen entre 20 y 30 por ciento menos probabilidades de ser obesas con el tiempo. »

Hacer pesas ayuda a prevenir la obesidad

Hacer pesas ayuda a prevenir la obesidad

Las personas que regularmente hacen ejercicios para fortalecer los músculos tienen entre 20 y 30 por ciento menos probabilidades de ser obesas con el tiempo. »