Physical activity is important for cardiac health in adolescents

Finnish researchers have found that sedentary lifestyle has a negative impact on cardiac health among adolescents.

Daily brisk walk against severe diseases

11 minutes a day of moderate-intensity physical activity, such as a brisk walk, would be sufficient to lower the risk of diseases such as heart disease, stroke and a number of cancers.

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life

Three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death.