A new study reports a short burst of exercise can dramatically improve long term retention of new motor skills.
According to researchers, older adults who exercised for most of their lives showed signs of slowed down aging. The study reports those who actively cycled into older age had lower cholesterol levels and better immune systems than those who did not partake in regular exercise.
Sestrin, a naturally occurring compound, mimics many of the effects of exercise in mouse and fly models. The findings could help with the development of medications to help combat muscle wasting associated with aging and neurodegenerative diseases.
Drinking a cup of strong coffee an hour before exercise, especially in the afternoon, increases fat-burning.
From comfort eating to hormonal levels contributing to a desire for sweets, many studies have investigated why women with PMS often crave certain foods. Researchers explore why food cravings may occur, and what can be done to suppress them for women with premenstrual syndrome.
According to a new study, sustained aerobic exercise, such as running, appears to increase hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult brain.
Combining aerobic exercise with the heart-healthy DASH diet improved the ability to think, recall, and make decisions in older people who experienced cognitive decline and mild cognitive impairment.
A new study reports that, regardless of gender, young adults who are more aerobically fit have greater volume of the entorhinal cortex, an area of the brain implicated in memory.