The Ultimate Science-Based Resistance Training Routine for Older Adults – HITUNI

There’s a new study out by James Steele et al. regarding more successfully-adhered to training protocols for older adults.  “Our hope is that discussion of these specific recommendations, and provision of an example minimal dose workout, will promote resistance training participation by persons who might otherwise have not engaged. We also encourage medical professionals to […]

Embrace the cold: Evidence that shivering and exercise may convert white fat to brown

Perhaps you have gotten some exercise after all this winter.  Thanks, polar vortex!Date:February 4, 2014Source:Garvan Institute of Medical ResearchSummary:A new study suggests that shivering and bouts of moderate exercise are equally capable of stimulating the conversion of energy-storing “white fat” into energy-burning “brown fat.” This makes brown fat a potential therapeutic target against obesity and […]

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight, study finds

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight, study finds Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition by a team of researchers headed by Université Laval Professor Angelo Tremblay.

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles

How Massage Heals Sore Muscles February 6, 2012, 12:01 amBy NICHOLAS BAKALARBarbara P. Fernandez for The New York Times Researchers are learning how massage soothes aching muscles.A massage after vigorous exercise unquestionably feels good, and it seems to reduce pain and help muscles recover. Many people — both athletes and health professionals – have long […]

The Molecule Behind The Benefits Of Exercise Has Been Found

The Molecule Behind The Benefits Of Exercise Has Been Found “Our finding bolsters the underlying notion that signals generated in one organ—such as exercising muscle—are released into the circulation and influence other tissues such as fat cells and liver,” says senior author Dr. Robert Gerszten, of the Cardiology Division and Cardiovascular Research Center at Massachusetts […]