High BMI and low aerobic capacity (but not muscular strength) associated, with increased risk of blood pressure

bmiA new study, published by the Stanford University by JAMA Internal Medicine has revealed that body mass index (BMI) and aerobic capacity in adolescents is linked to increased risk of high blood pressure. Continue reading “High BMI and low aerobic capacity (but not muscular strength) associated, with increased risk of blood pressure”

Brain aging improved through physical fitness

brain1A new study published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology revealed the impact of exercise on brain health in the older population. The research participants consisted of younger adults (aged 18-31) to (age 55-82) and all research participants had images taken of their brain and their cardio-respiratory health was tested while exercising on a . Continue reading “Brain aging improved through physical fitness”