Whole-body vibration may be as effective as regular exercise

Source: The Endocrine Society Mouse study is the first to show less strenuous alternative can benefit bone health. A less strenuous form of exercise known as whole-body vibration (WBV) can mimic the muscle and bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society‚Äôs journal Endocrinology.WBV consists […]

Physical Injury as a Contributor to Weight Gain?

By Dr Karen Coates Healthy aerobic exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of most life style diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer. But more of a good thing is not necessarily better. Excessive and prolonged cardiovascular activity can be, in itself, a long term stress on the body. […]