News tagged with intense exercise

Stoats make a splash

Stoats are generally considered capable of swimming up to about 1.5km, but the discovery of a stoat on Rangitoto Island (3 km offshore) in 2010, and another on Kapiti (5 km offshore) in 2011 suggested they ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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A light to manage learning exercises

Imagine a classroom. Students are working on their exercises. The hands go up to call the teacher or assistant. It is impossible for them to know who asked first, who most needs their help, how much time the students spent ...

dateJan 21, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Six degrees of inclination

(Phys.org)—Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA's bedrest study are ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Researchers develop improved tool for cycling fitness

For competitive bicyclists with goals - whether competing in the Tour de France or aiming for the podium at a local race - faster cycling comes from training regimens based on various zones of exercise intensity. New research ...

dateAug 30, 2010 in Health
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The new exercise HIT: do less

The usual excuse of "lack of time" for not doing enough exercise is blown away by new research published in The Journal of Physiology.

dateMar 12, 2010 in Health
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Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply

(AP) -- People who complain they have no time to exercise may soon need another excuse. Some experts say intense exercise sessions could help people squeeze an entire week's workout into less than an hour. Intense exercise ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Health
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Exercise makes cigarettes less attractive to smokers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exercise can help smokers quit because it makes cigarettes less attractive. A new study from the University of Exeter shows for the first time that exercise can lessen the power of cigarettes ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Health
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