Exercise

Soccer boosts bone development in boys

soccerNew research shows that playing soccer can improve bone development in adolescent boys. In a study comparing adolescent soccer players to swimmers, cyclists and a control group of boys not involved in regular sport, scientists found soccer led to significantly better bones after one year of training.

Lifestyle

Duration vs frequency; exercise for weight loss

Young couple jogging on beachWant to lose weight but don’t have the time to exercise everyday? In a study recently published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, duration is more important than frequency when exercising for weight loss. Women lost more weight over a 24 week period if they exercised 100 mins for 3 days per week compared to 50 mins for 6 days per week.

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