Two-and-a-half hours of vigorous exercise a week could help keep flu at bay

Researchers have suggested that exercising vigorously two and a half hours a week could cut your chance of suffering from flu-like illness by about 10 per cent.

Moderate exercise cuts stroke risk in women

Moderate exercise such as brisk walking may cut stroke risk by 20 per cent in women, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Breast cancer patients should exercise to ease drug-related joint pain

Women being treated with breast cancer drugs known as aromatase inhibitors could ease the joint pain associated with the drugs by engaging in moderate daily exercise, according to a study.

Vigorous workouts more beneficial than moderate exercise

A one hour high-intensity workout provides the same fitness benefits as 50 hours of walking, a new study has found.

Moderate exercise not only treats depression but also prevents disease

Physical activity is largely recognized as an effective tool to treat depression, but a new study has revealed that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.

Moderate exercising may lead to healthier lifestyle

Researchers are trying to explain why moderate exercising is more motivating than hard training.

Moderate exercise doesn`t up risk of knee osteoarthritis

Engaging in moderate physical activity up to two and a half hours a week does not increase the risk of developing knee osteoarthritis.

Moderate exercise more beneficial for tendons than harmful

The onset of tendon disease had previously been associated with exercise, but a new research has found that doing moderate exercise could help guard against and treat the painful condition.

Moderate exercise can stave off cold, cough

Regular moderate exercise can stave off the risk of common cold, but running marathons can make you more susceptible to such infections.

Middle-aged women happier with moderate exercise

Middle-aged women encouraged to exercise at moderate intensity were much happier and more likely to continue working out than peers who exercised more intensely, according to a study.