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Exercise may not be good enough to reduce mild hypertension in older people, Hopkins experts say

...m/Hg over 76 mm/Hg. At the end of the SHAPE study, exercisers showed significant improvements in overall fitness...ns in blood pressure were mixed, with both program exercisers and the non-exercising group lowering systolic blood pressure measurements by 5.3 mm/Hg and 4.5 mm/H...

Bones don't pay a price when fat is lost through exercise

...t, an increase in bone mineral density among older exercisers has been observed in previous studies, but this increase was lacking in the current study because the fitness program was probably of too low intensity or too short in duration. "Older people will likely have to exercise either harder or for longer t...

Research results from the 'Era of Hope' Department of Defense breast cancer research program meeting

... a month of completing post-surgical therapy. All exercisers followed a similar regimen stretching to warm up,... Measurements for some immune functions improved; exercisers showed more activated lymphocytes than non-exercisers. In addition, concentrations of IFN-α, a...

Exercise helps recovery from chemotherapy for breast cancer

... a month of completing post-surgical therapy. All exercisers followed a similar regimen--stretching to warm up,...ad the option of working out at home." Most of the exercisers preferred to continue with the personal trainers at the research center. Women who chose to work ou...

Step by step, cancer patients use exercise to feel better

...ount of moderate physical activity resulted in the exercisers being able to maintain their strength during radiation (when compared to their baseline strength scores), and to improve aerobic capacity, Mustian said. They also reported significantly less cancer-related fatigue than the non-exercise group. Those w...

Understanding what people with arthritis believe about exercise

...ons, NVivo software was used to extract themes for exercisers with arthritis, defined by participation in modera...hough all focus groups stressed pain as a barrier, exercisers were more likely to make adaptations and work through the pain to attain the benefits of exercise, w...

'No time to exercise' is no excuse, study shows

...y have no time to exercise." For weight-conscious exercisers who are concerned that high-intensity training doesn't burn as many calories as long-duration exercise, Gibala says: "People forget that if you do a 30-second hard spurt your body continues to burn calories during recovery; just because you have phys...

Exercise prior to hip and knee replacement reduces need for inpatient rehabilitation

...wer-extremity strength, balance, and mobility. The exercisers participated in strength training, aerobic and fle...patient rehabilitation use," the authors note. The exercisers were also more likely to walk more than 50 feet at the time of hospital discharge. Those who exercis...

New study weighs benefits of exercise, diets

...striction diet can extend lifespan. However, while exercisers maintained their strength and muscle mass and incr...months, and by 20 percent the next nine. Likewise, exercisers strove to burn 16 percent more calories the first three months, increasing to 20 percent the next ni...

Exercise may slightly boost 'good' cholesterol levels

...nd randomly assign some participants to a group of exercisers and others to a control group of non-exercisers. The 25 articles analyzed included a total of 1,404 participants with an average age range of 23 to 75 years and an average study period of 27.4 weeks. The exercise groups were told to exercise for a...

To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study

...fter heavy weightlifting has found that milk helps exercisers burn more fat. The study by researchers at McMas...k is the ideal post-workout drink for recreational exercisers and athletes alike. ...

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