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Outdoor games can make your kid smarter

It said that physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness are good for children's and young people's brain development and function as well as their intellect.

One minute of intense exercise can help you stay fit!

Zee Media Bureau

Washington DC: Everyone wants to shed those extra kilos but it is not an easy task and one often gets tired thinking about the work out.

Exercise may help preserve mental sharpness in oldies

 A new study has revealed about the connection between fitness level, brain activity and executive function in older adults.

Don't blame obesity for falling fitness level in kids!

 Child fitness levels are falling at an even faster rate than earlier feared - and this time there is evidence it has nothing to do with obesity, shows a study.

Cardiorespiratory fitness lowers disease risk, even among smokers

A new study has revealed that cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with reduced metabolic syndrome risk among smokers.

Cardiorespiratory fitness enhances memory in older adults

A new study has examined the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), memory and cognition in young and older adults and has shown that cardiorespiratory fitness improves memory among older adults.

Running and cardio when young help preserve memory, thinking skills in middle age

Running and cardio activities in young adulthood could help preserve memory and thinking skills in middle age, according to a new study.

Physical activity cuts risk of sudden cardiac death in unfit men

Physical activity decreases the risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in men with low cardiorespiratory fitness, a new study has revealed.

Want to get fit? Chuck your cell phone

Spending too much time with mobile phones can harm your health, a new research has revealed.

Parents` physical activity unlikely to influence teen fitness

A new study has found that while teens with normal weight parents tended to be more fit, having physically active parents didn`t affect teens` level of fitness.

High heart rate at rest linked to increased risk of death

Irrespective of level of physical fitness, people with high resting heart rates have higher risk of death than those with lower heart rates, a new study has found.

Long commute to work may take toll on health

People who spend longer hours behind the wheel on their way to and from work may face greater health risk.