New Insight On Excessive Endurance Training and Health- The Role of Healthy Diet

I have been interested in what constitutes "too much of a good thing" with endurance exercise for some time. I first discussed it in my post "How Much Exercise Is Too Much?" and gave an update on it here. I recently came across an article in the peer-reviewed journal Nutrients that gave an interesting insight into … Continue reading New Insight On Excessive Endurance Training and Health- The Role of Healthy Diet

What is the best time of day to exercise for heart health?

This is an interesting finding. I prefer exercising in the morning because it is a great day to start the day. Also the longer in the day I wait, the easier it is to come up with excuses!

Health Secrets of a SuperAger

Morning physical activity is associated with the lowest risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study in more than 85,000 individuals published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology. The findings were consistent regardless of the total amount of daily activity.

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“It is well established that exercise is good for heart health, and our study indicates that morning activity seems to be most beneficial,” said study author Ms. Gali Albalak of Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands. “The findings were particularly pronounced in women, and applied to both early birds and night owls.”

The study used data from the UK Biobank. It included 86,657 adults aged 42 to 78 years who were free of cardiovascular disease at baseline. The average age was 62 years and 58% were women. Participants wore an activity tracker…

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Limitless

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11714334 The National Geographic channel is streaming an enjoyable series "Limitless" starring Chris Hemsworth, about measures we can take for healthy aging. It is dramatized by Chris taking on challenges in various geographic locations in each episode. There are also background stories of other people who exemplify the theme of each episode in their lives. … Continue reading Limitless