Tag: Exercise

Fit-for-Fertility Program Boosts Births, Is Cost-Effective

Incorporation of a nonintensive fitness intervention for women with obesity into a standard fertility treatment program could be cost-effective, a new analysis finds. Financial data for the Canadian Fit-for-Fertility program were presented March 20 at the virtual ENDO 2021: The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting by Matea Belan, PhD, of the division of endocrinology at the University

Fit-for-Fertility Program Boosts Births, Is Cost-Effective

Incorporation of a nonintensive fitness intervention for women with obesity into a standard fertility treatment program could be cost-effective, a new analysis finds. Financial data for the Canadian Fit-for-Fertility program were presented March 20 at the virtual ENDO 2021: The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting by Matea Belan, PhD, of the division of endocrinology at the University

Inactivity Drives 1 in 14 Deaths Globally, New Data Suggest

The high cost of a sedentary lifestyle just became a bit more evident ― a new global study shows that inactivity drives up to 8% of noncommunicable diseases and mortality. Physical inactivity, defined as engaging in less than 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week, caused 7.2% (95% CI,

Obesity and Urinary Incontinence

Obesity and urinary incontinence are both common disorders. The prevalence of obesity is on the rise worldwide with a 6% increase per year in the United States. Obesity Over half of American women are overweight (BMI 25 to 29.9 kg/m2) or obese (BMI 30 kg/m2 or greater). Obesity is associated with several health conditions including

Positive Effects of Exercise on the Brain

Exercise can promote good heart and lung health, and strengthen just about every aspect of the body — keeping joints working for longer, strengthening bones and reducing the risk of serious health issues like heart disease and strokes. Physical activity can have a positive effect on mental health, as well, boosting mood and positive thoughts.

Creative ways to exercise during the pandemic

With the coronavirus causing some gym-goers and regulars at the local recreation center to reconsider their workout spot, staying physically active means getting creative with an exercise routine closer to home. There are lots of safe ways to work out while maintaining physical distance. Early fall is a prime time to go outdoors to walk,

Eating disorders linked to exercise addiction

New research shows that exercise addiction is nearly four times more common amongst people with an eating disorder. The study, led by Mike Trott of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), was published this month in the journal Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity. The research is the first to measure rates

How to live longer: Doing this exercise just once a week can increase your life expectancy

Exercise provides innumerable health benefits, all of which coalesce to increase your life expectancy by protecting against chronic health complications. According to Mayo Clinic, regular exercise can offer defence against a number of potentially life-threatening mechanisms, such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Emerging evidence also suggests it may be a potent weapon