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Prescribed exercise improves life quality

Prescribed exercise improves life quality

15th September 2009

Exercise prescribed by doctors improves health and quality of life and should become part of wider strategies to promote exercise, a New Zealand study has concluded.
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Running slows effects of ageing

Running slows effects of ageing

15th September 2009

Running regularly may slow down the effects of ageing, the results of a new study indicate.
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Weight bearing exercise benefits bones

Weight bearing exercise benefits bones

1st September 2009

Weight bearing exercise during adolescence, such as fast walking, running and dancing, appears to be the best type of exercise for maintaining bone strength later in life, the results of a new study indicate.
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Balance training prevents ankle sprains

Balance training prevents ankle sprains

27th August 2009

A simple training programme, based on a series of balancing exercises, can cut the risk of recurrent ankle sprains by 35%, a new study has found.
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Moderate exercise helps heart

Moderate exercise helps heart

27th August 2009

Even low levels of weekly exercise can drive down blood pressure and boost overall fitness, according to new research.
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Music ups exercise endurance by 15%

Running on a threadmill

27th August 2009

Choosing the right music to listen to while exercising can increase physical endurance and make the overall experience more positive, new research indicates.
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No exercise ages the body faster

No exercise ages the body faster

27th August 2009

People who exercise more in their free time are biologically younger by up to nine years, compared to their more sedentary peers, the results of a new study indicate.
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10 Exercise & Fitness tips

Exercise & Fitness

13th July 2009

10 Exercise & Fitness tips.
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