Exercise May Boost Mood for Women With Depression. Having a Coach May Help.

To learn more, Dr. Meyer turned to stored blood samples and other records from a relevant earlier experiment. That research, which he had conducted as a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin, had involved women with major depression completing a number of workouts on stationary bicycles. Each of the workouts lasted for 20 minutes,…

Social-media use ‘disrupting teen sleep and exercise’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maybe he’s checking social media when he should be sleeping in bed… Using social media isn’t directly harming teenagers – but it can reduce the time they spend on healthy activities, such as sleeping and exercising, a study suggests. Parents should ban phones from bedrooms after 22:00 and encourage…

Exercise During Pregnancy May Have Lasting Benefits for Babies

The others began exercising, reporting to the university physiology lab three times a week, for supervised, 50-minute sessions of moderate exertion. There, they jogged, walked briskly, rode stationary bicycles or joined aerobics classes, depending on their preferences, balance and comfort as their pregnancies progressed. The sessions continued until each woman gave birth. All of the…

Morning Exercise May Offer the Most Weight Loss Benefits

People who exercise in the morning seem to lose more weight than people completing the same workouts later in the day, according to a new study of workouts and waistlines. The findings help shed light on the vexing issue of why some people shed considerable weight with exercise and others almost none, and the study…

Why So Many of Us Don’t Lose Weight When We Exercise

Afterward, everyone returned to the lab for comprehensive remeasurements. As expected, the control group’s numbers, including their weights and resting metabolic rates, had not budged. But neither had those of most of the exercisers. A few had dropped pounds, but about two-thirds of those in the shorter-workout group and 90 percent of those in the…

Sources — Nuggets exercise Millsap’s $30M option

The Denver Nuggets have exercised a $30 million option on forward Paul Millsap‘s contract for next season, bringing back a key player for the franchise’s pursuit of a Western Conference title, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. Denver can keep Millsap, hold onto its $9.2M mid-level exception and still stay out of the luxury tax…