In a study of 131 marathons, Danish researchers found that women keep a steadier pace and that both men and women could avoid “burn out” by starting slower.
Exercisers shown videos predominantly green, red or grey in tone while cycling did best with green, reporting that it raised their mood and made the activity less laborious.
German men whose left and right sides match in measurements were found to have stronger handgrips. Facial symmetry suggests additional benefits.
A yearlong study found that treadmill work-desks boosted job performance in the view of both workers and their bosses.
German scientists reviewing 44 studies concluded that hatha yoga improves blood pressure and other markers of heart health while also reducing waist circumference.
To combat obesity, Boston doctors are writing prescriptions for bike-sharing programs, reducing the annual cost from $85 to $5.
Running shoes without heels may reduce impact injuries in runners but increase the potential for injuries from ankle rolls.
In a small Italian study, male cyclists that took cordyceps and reishi mushroom supplements enjoyed higher testosterone and cortisol levels post-race.
A mere 20 minutes of yoga postures, breathing and meditation boosts the brain’s ability to quickly and accurately process information.
Regular weight lifters slash their risk of metabolic syndrome by 37 percent, thus lowering their chances of heart disease and diabetes.