While exercise later in the day may be best for blood sugar, morning exercise seems best for heart health. According to a new study, people who workout out in the morning are at a lower risk of developing heart disease than those who exercise midday.
Finding time in the day to exercise can be difficult. A new study found that working out in the afternoon or evening might be best for blood sugar control. But the jury is still out.
Regardless of your genetic predisposition, adding more physical activity to your day can lead to a longer life. According to a study of almost 5,500 women, those who were less sedentary and moved more increased their lifespan.
Experts go back and forth about whether or not it’s possible to lose weight without exercise. To lose weight, you have to burn more calories than you eat. If you cut back on your calories, you may be able to do that without exercising.
New research may inspire you to start lifting things around the house or join a gym to grab some weights. Just 30 minutes of lifting weights per week can cut your risk of dying early by up to a fifth.
On Fridays, we love to write about getting outside. One way to enjoy getting out and about is through walking meditation, a Buddhist practice that is meant to help you find awareness through your body, mind and steps on the Earth.