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Medical News Today: Depression: Exercise may reduce symptoms but not in women

Many experts consider exercise to be an effective treatment for depression. However, new research casts doubt on this theory by showing that not everyone may benefit. A new study looks at whether exercise can relieve depressive symptoms in men and women equally. Depression is the number one cause of disability across the globe, according to… Read More »

Do You Want To Be Happier? Exercise More

Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 23 research papers on the connection between physical exercise and happiness. They reported that as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day was linked with joyful moods. The type of exercise did not matter. Those who exercised a little more were around 30% more likely to consider… Read More »

Short bursts of intense exercise 'better for weight loss'

Bursts of high intensity interval training (Hiit) may be more effective for weight loss than longer less intense workouts, a study suggests. The research, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, analysed results from 36 earlier studies. Although all the participants lost weight, those doing Hiit saw a 28.5% greater weight loss. The researchers… Read More »