In a small sample of men aged 19-35, 12 weeks of interval training on a bike improved cardiovascular health similarly to endurance training, but required much less time per workout.
The number of head impacts received playing American football in high school or college was related to an increased risk of apathy, depression, cognitive impairment, and behavioral issues later in life.
Ten minutes of moderate exercise (stair walking) increased feelings of alertness more than caffeine in chronically sleep-deprived women.
When one member of a couple commits to losing weight, there is a higher chance that their partner will lose weight as well, regardless of whether they participated in a formal program or in self-guided weight loss.
Seniors who received free bus passes in England reported greater overall well-being, in part due to less social isolation and more physical activity.
In a group of 10 men, cycling with blood flow restriction (BFR) improved muscle antioxidant function and blood flow to the restricted muscle during interval training, leading to greater quadriceps strength than without BFR.
In both low- and high-income countries, increasing body-mass index (BMI) between 1987 and 2017 rose faster in rural areas than in cities. This challenges the common belief that the global obesity epidemic is driven primarily by urbanization.
Long distance runners who identified more as an athlete were more likely to engage in compulsive exercise to improve mood and avoid negative feelings, and in women to manage weight.