Friday, May 26th, 2017

Fitness News: Regular Moderate Exercise May Help Battle the Flu

New research has shown that regular exercise boosts activity in the ammune system and helps reduce viral attack.

The study, published this week in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, suggests that exercise can reduce the severity of flu systoms and also clear out the virus ...

Fitness News: Vigorous Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

Today is the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every October breast cancer charities across the globe campaign to help build awareness and raise research funds for the prevention and cure of breast cancer.

A new study further supports the premise that fitness after menopause can significantly ...

Fitness News: Studies Show Exercise as Best Preventative Measure for Alzheimer’s Disease

The 2009 World Alzheimer's Report released this week estimates that 35 million people suffer from the disease worldwide and the total may reach 115 million by the year 2050.

According to the Alzheimer's Association someone will develop Alzheimer's disease every 70 seconds.

Many ...

Fitness News: Is “Runner’s High” Like Heroin?

Researchers at Tufts University may have confirmed that exercise can be physically addictive, releasing brain chemicals that mimic the sense of euphoria experienced during opiate use.

The study suggests that moderate to heavy exercise could be a "substitute drug" for human heroin and morphine addicts.

Just as there is the endorphin ...

Fitness News: Study Suggests Even Light Exercise May Extend Lifespan

People who maintain a moderate fitness level as they age, at least 30 minutes of modest activity five or more times per week, may live longer than those who do not exercise, a new study suggests.

The study of 4,384 healthy U.S. adults found that the 20 percent in ...

Fitness News: Annual Trends Report Hightlights Growth in Diversity of Exercise Options

The array of consumer options is constantly evolving as fitness industry leaders look for innovative and non-traditionial ways to keep people in shape.

The IDEA Health & Fitness Association, one of the largest organizations of fitness professionals in the world, has released results from its 14th annual ...

Fitness News: Studies Provide Evidence that Exercise Helps Fight Depression

People suffering from depression often become sedentary and avoid engaging in normal life activities, contributing to further isolation. Exercise can jump start an upward cycle that inspires people to return to work, reconnect with friends and family and become more active.

Many scientists and physicians believe ...

Fitness News: Equinox Fitness Clubs to Offer Exclusive Celebrity Music Playlists

Upscale fitness chain Equinox, voted "Best Gym in America" by Fitness Magazine, has enlisted several high profile artists to submit personal music playlists to be heard exclusively at Equinox clubs.

The current lineup of "Celebrity Sets" includes Madonna, Stevie Nicks, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Buble, Cher and Dave Navarro. There is ...

Fitness Magazine Maintains Healthy Business in Challenging Publishing Environment

Consumer print magazine circulations and ad revenues have been declining for a decade and continue to struggle in a faltering economy.

Fitness Magazine has bucked this trend through a multi-pronged strategy of refining editorial to meet consumers’ changing ...

Fitness News: Lance Armstrong Reveals Workout Secrets and Provides Exclusive Daily Updates from the 2009 Tour de France

After months of grueling preparation, bicycling legend Lance Armstrong has returned to competition in the 2009 Tour de France, his twelfth entry.

Armstrong can appreciate how training has gone totally high-tech since he first started competing. “Back in the day, people ...