Monthly Archives: March 2012

 

A Daily Walk Can Reduce the Power of Weight-Gaining Genes

Body weight, like so many of our individual characteristics, is the combined result of the genes we’re born with and the way we live our lives — how much and what we eat, and whether we exercise. The question is, … Continue reading

 

How Exercise Can Change Your DNA

Exercise does a lot of good things — it burns calories, helps keep your weight in check and lowers your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Now add one more thing to the list: physical activity can change your DNA. … Continue reading

 

Four Treadmill Workouts to Improve Your Running

Below you will find four different treadmill workouts that will not only keep you in tip-top shape, but they will also help you become a stronger, faster runner. When running on a treadmill, keep two things in mind: (1) don’t … Continue reading

 

How Exercise Fuels the Brain

The New York Times recently published the article below. Read on to understand more of what is taking place during and after exercise. Moving the body demands a lot from the brain. Exercise activates countless neurons, which generate, receive and interpret … Continue reading