Digital Tools Not Effective In Improving Physical Activity, Suggest Studies
New research, which analyzed 19 studies, has found that digital tools like wearables, fitness bands, etc. are not effective at improving physical activity in those who belong to low socioeconomic status groups. However, researchers said more studies are needed to understand these findings.
Exercise Alleviates Symptoms of Anxiety, Suggests Study
A new study has shown that low- to high-intensity exercises alleviate the symptoms of anxiety, even if the condition is chronic. The chance of improvement in terms of anxiety symptoms with moderate exercise rose by a factor of 3.62, while with higher-intensity exercise, it rose by a factor of 4.88.
Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Workout
Women’s Health writer Ashley Mateo has explained the difference between aerobic and anaerobic workouts in her article published online on Pocket. Simply put, an aerobic exercise is an activity that increases your heart rate, while anaerobic is a high-intensity workout.
Marathon Training Could Reduce Arterial Stiffening, a Key Component of Aging
A study has found that marathon training could help reduce arterial stiffening, which is one of the key components of the aging process. It has also been found that marathon running reduces high blood pressure, preventing the risk of cardiovascular events.
Researchers Study New Protein That Could Harness the Benefits of Exercise
Michigan researchers have found that a naturally occurring protein called Sestrin could help you to harness the benefits of a workout without actually exercising. They found that Sestrin could help people with muscle wasting and muscle atrophy caused by aging and other medical conditions.
Fitness Coach Peter O’Reilly Explains the Effects of Alcohol on Muscle Building
Fitness coach Peter O’Reilly referred to the findings of three studies and explained how much alcohol could actually affect your muscles. After reviewing the results of the study, he suggested that moderate drinking is fine but bringing is not because alcohol may affect muscle recovery and cause soreness.
Master These Top Exercises to Strengthen Your Buttocks
Personal trainer Chris Santo advises mastering a few simple exercises to strengthen and tighten your glutes. The exercises include deadlift squats, elevated bridge, and lateral step-up for beginners. One can do 15 reps in each set, with less or no rest in between the sets.