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Category: Lifestyle

Squatting at desk
A research paper published in the Journal of Applied Physiology has found that regular, intermittent exercise encourages amino acids to form proteins in muscle. Anabolic resistance Previous research has found that a lack of activity accelerates the age-related muscle loss known as sarcopenia [1]. This has been found to be strongly influenced by anabolic resistance,...
Exercising people
Researchers publishing in BMC Medicine have found that there is a relationship between biomarkers of aging and measurements of health and mental well-being [1]. "Healthy lifestyle" is not just a phrase It is very well known that unhealthy behaviors are strongly linked to adverse health outcomes. For example, alcoholism is a significant risk factor for...
Sauna
In a randomized, controlled trial, scientists have shown that sauna and exercise, when taken together, might have a synergistic, beneficial effect on cardiovascular health and cholesterol levels [1]. Turn up the heat Sauna bathing has been credited with many health benefits [2], predominantly for the cardiovascular system. However, the actual evidence has been limited to...
Meditation
A team of researchers, including Dr. Olga M Limecki of TU Dresden University, has published a review on the effect of mindfulness meditation and loving-kindness compassion meditation (LKCM) and proposed a model to study it [1]. Mindfulness and compassion mediation defined One of our Science to Save the World episodes discusses what meditation does to...
Saunas can activate heat shock proteins and may be a potential way to improve health and potentially, longevity.
There are a few reasons to consider including sauna use as part of your personal health and longevity strategy. What is a sauna? The word sauna comes from the Finnish language, and it means an earth or snow pit. While Finnish saunas today are typically log-walled, wooden paneled, or even tiled structures, these modern forms...

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