Consistent, long-term physical activity has been linked to reduced risk for several types of cancer, thanks to the way exercise reduces inflammation, improves immune system function, and lowers levels of certain hormones related to cancer development. But you don’t need to log years of effort to get the cancer-fighting benefits: A new study published in the Journal of Physiology suggests that even a single session of high-intensity interval exercise may significantly slow the growth of colon cancer cells. View full article.
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HIIT could be considered a more effective and time-efficient intervention for improving blood pressure and aerobic capacity levels in obese youth in comparison to other types of exercise.
New research suggests that high intensity training can help with the pain that the illness provides.
Short bursts of high-intensity exercise improved cholesterol, blood sugar and weight among type 2 diabetes patients more than 30 minutes of sustained, lower-intensity exercise.
Previously, these patients were told to exercise, but only at a moderate intensity to protect their hearts. More recently, however, researchers have found that high-intensity exercise is very beneficial for these patients.