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Exercise: How much is enough?

To produce real results during your gym sessions you have to train consistently. According to exercise physiologist Chris Jordan you have to at least exercise four to five times a week to improve your health. “You have to commit to doing it regularly,” says Jordan. His view is supported by ...

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Exercise and heart health

One training session at the gym can cause clinically relevant protection against cardiovascular disease. The results of a new study led by Professor Dick Thijssen have shown that between one and three training sessions per week can provide strong protection for the heart. According to Thijssen even a single workout ...

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Bulking can alter the heart

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Gaining weight, even if it is only a few kilogrammes, can change your heart muscle and affect its ability to pump blood. Lose or maintain weight According to cardiologist Ian Neeland, M.D., people should focus on weight stability if they struggle to drop fat while on a training programme. “Any weight ...

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Don’t lift in anger

Blowing off some steam in the gym through exercise could triple the risk of a heart attack within the hour, scientists say.

Blowing off some steam in the gym through exercise could triple the risk of a heart attack within the hour, scientists say. According to a worldwide study, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation, being extremely upset or angry more than doubles the risk of a heart attack within ...

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Potatoes linked to high blood pressure

American researchers suggest limiting the intake of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes because they are associated with a higher risk of developing high blood pressure.

American researchers suggest limiting the intake of boiled, baked or mashed potatoes because they are associated with a higher risk of developing high blood pressure Health problem The link between potato intake and hypertension poses a critical public health problem as potatoes have been added to government food programs for ...

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