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Medical News Today: How does exercise support health later in life?

New research shows that older adults who exercise regularly can perform everyday tasks more easily and gain independence. Swimming is a great way to stay fit in older age. Insufficient physical activity causes around 3.2 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). These declining levels of physical activity may be… Read More »

Do You Want To Be Happier? Exercise More

Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 23 research papers on the connection between physical exercise and happiness. They reported that as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day was linked with joyful moods. The type of exercise did not matter. Those who exercised a little more were around 30% more likely to consider… Read More »

Sleep Versus Exercise

When asked why they don’t exercise regularly, many people offer the excuse that there simply isn’t enough time in the day. It’s true that most of us are very busy, with long hours spent at work and/or handling family responsibilities, housekeeping chores, and errands. So oftentimes, any physical activity performed is squeezed in either first… Read More »