New research, published in the German Journal of Sports Medicine (Deutsche Zeitschrift für Sportmedizin) this February, reconfirms the effectiveness of rebounding exercise to significantly improve fitness, even when following a relatively light workout schedule.
A new study, published in the International Journal of Sports Science, has concluded that rebounding exercise is twice as effective at improving aerobic fitness and 50% more efficient at burning fat than running. It also showed that exercising on a mini-trampoline increased vertical jumping ability.
The study was conducted over a period of 8 weeks with participants exercising three days a week and otherwise maintaining “their usual diet and lifestyle habits during the study period.”
A recent Oregon State University study showed that autistic children tend to be significantly less active than their non-autistic peers. The study, which was published last fall in “Autism Research and Treatment,” showed that autistic children participated in 50 minutes less of moderate physical activity than typically-developed children, and spent 70 minutes more each day sitting.
When you improve your health by exercising, losing weight or quitting smoking, the chances increase dramatically that your partner will, too.
A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine1, which included information from over 3,000 people, showed that, although maintaining a healthy lifestyle has a positive effect on a spouse or partner, a new, positive change in health behavior has a much greater effect.
If you’ve been looking for ways to convince friends or loved ones who are physically inactive to start exercising, the shocking results of a new study by Cambridge University might help: lack of exercise is twice as deadly as obesity.
The enormous study, spanning 12 years and involving more than 330,000 people, showed that avoiding inactivity reduced the risk of premature death by almost twice as much as having a body mass below obesity levels. The most dramatic improvements in life expectancy were between those people who were generally inactive and those who got even a little regular exercise.