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Exercise Before Breakfast Better for Fat Loss

A small study at Northumbria University found exercising on an empty stomach burned 20% more fat than those who had breakfast first. They had actually set out to prove the idea that exercising doesn’t make you eat more than you burn.

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Physio for the home

This Science Daily article explains some new technology that could be ready for general use in the summer of 2013. It will allow patients to do physiotherapy exercises correctly in their own home using an Internet connection.

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Telomere length and Endurance Exercise

One current theory of aging says telomere length determines the rate of cellular aging. If we could find a strong connection between aerobic fitness and increased telomere length, then we would have another tool in our antiaging kit. Studies connecting cardiovascular fitness and telomere length have been conflicting. Some have shown that exercise does have a […]

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Exercise, Not Puzzles, May Protect Against Aging Brain – AARP

We take the idea of use it or lose it to mean we need to keep our brains active or risk a decline in our thinking powers However a new study on 700 Scottish people in their 70’s found exercise was more important for brain health than intellectual stimulation or even social engagement.