(Natural Blaze) Think you need to pound the pavement in order to obtain the brain-boosting benefits of exercise? Studies show yoga may be just as good as aerobics when it comes to maintaining a healthy brain.
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(Arjun Walia) Multiple media outlets are reporting that two Chinese boys dropped dead within one week of each other wearing face masks during gym class. Both of the students were 14 years old and were running laps for a physical examination test when they suddenly collapsed and lost consciousness during their run.
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(Arjun Walia) A recent study published in the Journal Medical Hypothesis titled “Exercise with facemask; Are we handling a devil’s sword? – A physiological hypothesis” claims the following:
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(Exploring Your Mind) Thanks to the analysis of 139 available studies, today, we can affirm that music can improve exercise by optimizing performance, delaying the feeling of tiredness, and making physical activity a lot more enjoyable.
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(UCL) Too much time sitting still – sedentary behavior – is linked to an increased risk of depressive symptoms in adolescents, finds a new UCL-led study.
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(Exploring Your Mind) A lot of people think that we lose neurons as we age and that there’s nothing we can do to stop it or any way to get them back. However, that’s not entirely true because we actually can grow new neurons.
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(Melissa Smith) Do you feel an intense pain near your heel, that runs along the entire arch of your foot? Is it worse in the morning and gradually gets a little better throughout the day but never completely goes away? You may be experiencing plantar fasciitis.
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(Melissa Smith) It turns out that not only can exercise make you fit, it can also help relieve depression. Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) discovered that even a small amount of physical activity, such as jogging for 15 minutes every day, can make a difference.
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(Science Daily) Neuroscientists, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory.
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