Live Chat

Healthy Living Blog

Category: Fitness

Super-Short Exercise Bouts (at the Right Intensity) Offer Big Weight-loss Benefits

When it comes to losing weight—or not becoming overweight in the first place—every little bit of exercise can help. New research suggests that micro-bouts of activity—shorter than 10 minutes—can lower one’s risk of obesity as long as the intensity level is sufficiently high. Furthermore, those who focused on shorter bouts were much more likely to … Read More

Is Aquatic Exercise as Effective as Resistance Training for Strength

There were 87 women, 60 years and older, assigned to water-based exercise, land-based resistance training or a control group. After 12 weeks, women in the water-based program improved in dynamic strength similar to those in the resistance training group. People in the water group improved in isometric peak torque (force that causes rotation) around the … Read More