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What Exercise Is Best For Depression?

A new study has sought to determine what levels and intensity of exercise / physical activity are associated with lower levels of depression in (Australian) men. 13,884 participants from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health were compared for current depression from those who completed 150 min of physical activity in the past week with […] Read more

Never Too Late – Whatever Your Age!

According to a new study, people who start running competitively in their 50’s can become as swift, lean and well-muscled within a decade as older runners who have trained lifelong. In other words, it’s never too late to take up intense exercise training and begin banking many of the health and aging benefits of being […] Read more

Can Exercise Prevent Depression?

Can Exercise Prevent Depression? The answer is YES! Generally, the more a person exercises, the less likely they are to have depression. Indeed exercise reduces the chances of depression by between 17-41% (consistent across different countries, ages and sexes). That’s a huge difference. How Does Exercise Both Prevent and Treat Depression? Depression is associated with […] Read more

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