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Walking ‘prevents memory problems’

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Walking not only helps people to achieve their weight loss goals, but prevents them from experiencing memory problems later in life, a study has suggested. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that walking at least six miles per week provides protection when it comes to brain size and this, in turn, preserves memory in….

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October 14th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Slimmers in Tyneside offered more exercise opportunities

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Those living in South Tyneside and hoping to lose weight have been provided with more opportunities to exercise. New Easy Line hydraulic resistance gymnasium equipment has been installed in a number of venues in the area, the Shields Gazette reports. The new facilities will also be used by those put on the exercise referral scheme….

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October 13th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Office workers ‘exercise less than they did in the 70s’

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Office workers exercise less now than they did in the 70s, a study has found, which could be one of the reasons why obesity levels have increased over the past 30 years. Researchers from the University of Montreal looked at data from a number of studies conducted after 1970 that involved between 17,000 and 132,000….

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October 6th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Consistent exercise ‘maintains metabolic health following weight loss’

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People who have lost weight can find it hard to keep it off, but exercising regularly will help these slimmers to maintain the health benefits they gained by shedding the pounds, a study has suggested. Losing weight can reduce metabolic syndrome – a cluster of risk factors related to diabetes and heart disease – and….

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September 27th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Horse riding – the best exercise to lose weight?

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The British Equestrian Federation has been promoting horse riding through a new campaign and has suggested that it is one of the best exercises to lose weight. Called Hoof it to Health, the campaign aims to get more people up off their sofas and into the saddle. "Horse riding can burn as many calories as….

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September 20th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Aerobic exercise ‘prevents insomnia’

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Regular aerobic exercise is extremely useful to those trying to lose weight and keep it off, but a new study has shown it also helps insomnia sufferers to sleep. Researchers at Northwestern University found that this form of exercise also makes people feel more vitalised and in a better mood. Senior author of the paper….

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September 16th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Class created to help women lose weight after pregnancy

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A special fitness class has been created in Bracknell, near Reading, to help women lose weight after pregnancy. Bethan Lewis came up with the idea after giving birth to her first child and finding that exercise was hard to fit into her busy daily routine as a new mum, the Bracknell and Ascot Times reports…..

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September 15th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Reading food labels and exercising ‘helps with weight loss’

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People who read food labels and exercise are more likely to lose weight than those who do one or neither of these things, a study has suggested. The research, published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs, found that people who read labels and do not take part in physical activity are slightly more likely to….

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September 13th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Kelly Brook explains her motivation to exercise

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Kelly Brook has explained how she maintains the motivation to take part in exercise – working out with a friend. The model and actress explained to Women's Fitness that, if she arranges to take part in exercise sessions with a friend, then she is less likely to miss them, as she does not want to….

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September 10th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson
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Man loses over 4st through strict exercise regime

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A man has managed to lose over 4st after embarking on a strict military-style exercise regime. Brendan Mills was 13 stone when he left for university, but managed to gain 4st over four years thanks to consuming a diet consisting largely of beer and takeaways, the Kent News reports. He said that the situation got….

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September 10th, 2010 Author: Lisa Ferguson

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