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Lifting weights and running regularly cuts risk of premature death by nearly half

Lifting weights and running regularly cuts risk of premature death by nearly half

LONDON – Pumping iron can nearly halve an older person’s risk of premature death, a new study has found. Muscle-strengthening workouts protect against almost all life-threatening diseases, according to the study authors from the National Cancer Institute. Lifting weights makes the body leaner and can also improve mental well-being, according to the study. Gyms are …

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As the World Heart Day approaches on 29 September, we take a look at how much exercise would be too much exercise (PTI)

World Heart Day: running, cardio, strength – how much is too much?

How much exercise would be too much exercise for your body? How much exercise would cross the threshold of helping you improve your fitness and go on to harm your body by overloading it? When should you be careful? Cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, is the leading cause of death worldwide, claiming …

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Cyclist riding mountain bike with jogger following

Cycling vs Running: Which Type of Cardio is Best?

You’ve probably come across the cycling versus running debate before, given the skyrocketing popularity of both activities, not to mention their shared reputation as great ways to stay in shape. But in terms of key issues such as energy expenditure, muscle growth, joint impact and cost barriers, does a real winner emerge? Whether you’re thinking …

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The 5 Best Running Habits That Slow Aging, Reveals Fitness Expert - Eat This Not That

The 5 Best Running Habits That Slow Aging, Reveals Fitness Expert – Eat This Not That

Running is an amazing exercise to incorporate into your routine. It’s fun, you can do it anywhere, and most of the time you can do it outside. It’s also one of the best aerobic exercises you can do to improve your heart health, burn calories, and stay young. I’m here today to share the top …

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