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Football saves the bones of prostate cancer patients

Men with prostate cancer are at risk of developing osteoporosis, but this can be avoided with 32 weeks of football training.

Exercise boosts recovery after lung cancer surgery

Patients who underwent surgery for lung cancer benefited from exercising shortly after their procedure. With close guidance and a personal trainer many of the patients improved their physical fitness level beyond their starting point.

Better endurance with strength training

Traditionally, endurance athletes want to avoid gaining muscle mass. But a new study shows that bigger muscles are important to get a positive effect on achievement, especially for cyclists.

Resistance training works well for prostate cancer patients

Men with prostate cancer should be exercising, a new study shows - to combat muscular atrophy and to prevent cardiovascular diseases.

Diabetics greatly benefit from short bursts of high intensity exercise

A group of diabetics lost 18 per cent belly fat and improved their sugar regulation, after just 8-weeks of short but high intensity exercise sessions. No drug has the same effect.

Regular exercise slows the progress of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's grip on the brain and the mind is halted by exercise, new study shows.

Take a short stroll: it can save your day

New research shows that a 30-minute walk in the middle of the day cheers up sedentary office workers. This makes the actual working hours more fun.

Intense intervals every fortnight are all that’s needed

A gruelling set of high-intensity interval training once every two weeks can suffice to keep footballers who are below the elite level in good shape during the winter lull.

Aerobics can increase memory in older adults

Physical activity improves memory performance among persons aged 60 to 70 because it increases blood flow to the brain.

Doctors: heart transplant recipients should not be kept from exercise

People who have been given a new heart should do high-intensity exercise, says doctors behind a new study that clashes with previous guidelines.