Running vs weights: which is better for keeping cells ‘young’

Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger, according to a noteworthy new experiment. Weight training may not have the same effect, the study found, raising interesting questions about how various types of exercise affect us at a microscopic level and whether the differences should perhaps influence how we choose to move. There is mounting […]

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People with schizophrenia experience emotion differently from others, ‘body maps’ show

Colorful figures of the human body are helping Vanderbilt University researchers understand how people experience emotion through their bodies and how this process is radically altered in people with schizophrenia. Sohee Park, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology, and Ph.D. student Lénie J. Torregrossa compared individuals with schizophrenia with matched control participants, asking each to fill in a “body map” […]

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Real muscle building from the age of 40? It’s the only way!

Men over 40: strength training in age-related muscle loss counteract Although it is 40 years, commonly referred to as “old”, however, the force from &#8211 is already in this age; at least if nothing is done against the loss of muscle mass in old age. For muscle building it is according to the experts, never too late. Strength training is […]

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Muscle building over 40? The only way to go!

Men over 40: strength training in age-related muscle loss counteract Although it is 40 years, commonly referred to as “old”, however, the force from &#8211 is already in this age; at least if nothing is done against the loss of muscle mass in old age. For muscle building it is according to the experts, never too late. Strength training is […]

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'I Took 10 Seconds Off My Mile Time By Doing These Stretches'

Running is one of my favorite ways to sweat, but there is a dark side to my healthy exercise habit: I don’t stretch! This makes me prone to tight legs, achy joints, and a nagging pain in my left hip. Not a surprise, according to Jeff Brannigan, Chief Stretch*r at Stretch*d, a studio dedicated to flexibility and mobility in NYC. […]

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