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Why walking to work may be better for you than a casual stroll
Why walking to work may be better for you than a casual stroll

Walking with a purpose – especially walking to get to work – makes people walk faster and consider themselves to be healthier, a new study has found.

When it comes to longevity, any exercise is good exercise
When it comes to longevity, any exercise is good exercise

Researchers found that any exercise is beneficial, but stretching, volleyball and fitness exercises (i.e., walking, aerobics, cycling, etc.) in particular were associated with lower rates of mortality.

Television viewing time and cardiovascular disease risk in physically active adults
Television viewing time and cardiovascular disease risk in physically active adults

A new study has suggested that meeting physical activity recommendations may marginally ameliorate the association between television viewing and the risk of cardiovascular disease.

The faster you walk, the longer you may live
The faster you walk, the longer you may live

The faster you walk, the more you may be prolonging your lifespan, researchers have found.

Your Heart's Best Friend: Dog Ownership Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health
Your Heart's Best Friend: Dog Ownership Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health

Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study.

More of any physical activity tied to longer life
More of any physical activity tied to longer life

Research clearly shows that increasing physical activity, regardless of intensity, relates to a significantly lower risk of dying. Even light exercise, such as walking, can make a difference.

Stroke: Ginkgo biloba extract could improve brain function
Stroke: Ginkgo biloba extract could improve brain function

Stroke: Ginkgo biloba extract could improve brain function

Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe – Their medicinal and anti-ageing effects
Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe – Their medicinal and anti-ageing effects

Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe – Their medicinal and anti-ageing effects

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