Tag Archives: Exercise

Spin bike vs. regular exercise bike: What’s the difference and which one should you use?

by Sofia Alves Cardiovascular exercise is very important for our health, our general wellbeing, our longevity. And while any cardio is good for us, there is still a significant difference between types. Today we will be dealing with the spin bike vs. exercise bike debate. Both of these machines provide excellent cardiovascular exercise, but they… Read More »

The KISS Exercise Method Ideal for Cancer Patients

Research by American Cancer Society supports the idea that KISS exercise is a key component to ensuring a cancer survivor live the best possible life. Clinical evidence has established that exercise is beneficial for prevention, pre-habitation and treatment Basic Guidelines for KISS  The KISS method, including four primary components—kinesiology, interview, strength and support—is a framework… Read More »

This Five-Minute Breathing Exercise Can Boost Brain and Heart Health

The way you breathe has a significant impact on your health, and various breathing exercises have been shown to improve your health and well-being in a number of ways. Most recently, researchers have found inspiratory muscle strength training — a technique that strengthens your respiratory musculature — can improve cardiovascular health, as well as cognitive… Read More »

Do You Want To Be Happier? Exercise More

Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 23 research papers on the connection between physical exercise and happiness. They reported that as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day was linked with joyful moods. The type of exercise did not matter. Those who exercised a little more were around 30% more likely to consider… Read More »

Can exercise extend your life?

Exercise provides a remarkable variety of health benefits, which range from strengthening bones to positive effects on mood and helping to prevent chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. Research dating back to the late 1980s has consistently shown that aerobic fitness may help extend lives. Yet a few studies on athletes examining whether… Read More »