Exercise can change your brain's structure

Exercise can change your brain's structure

Regular exercise changes the structure of our body’s tissues in distinct ways, such as decreasing fat stores and increasing muscle mass. Less visible, but perhaps more importantly, is the profound impact that exercise has on structure of our brain – an influence that can protect and preserve brain health and function through life. Some experts … Read more

The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained

The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained

The Vox Book Club is linking to Bookshop.org to support local and independent booksellers. The ending of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise is hard to talk about. It’s hard even to think about. The first time I read it, I made an involuntary sound of shock that made a friend demand to know what was wrong. … Read more

Experts say exercise is low risk for people with heart disease

Experts say exercise is low risk for people with heart disease

Exercise is not only low risk but beneficial for people with heart disease, experts said as they launched new guidelines. The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has published its first recommendations on sports and physical activity for people living with heart conditions. Almost daily exercise, totalling 150 minutes a week is suggested, in common with … Read more

Tourists stunned as Russian naval exercise ruins day out on the beach

Tourists stunned as Russian naval exercise ruins day out on the beach

Beachgoers had ruined their day on the sand when the Russian Navy arrived and took over the area. A number of amphibious armored personnel carriers suddenly rolled onto the beach and disrupted the tranquility of the Caspian Sea. Images from the town of Kaspiysk suddenly show the baffled day trippers in the middle of a … Read more

China warns citizens to exercise caution in travelling to Canada

China warns citizens to exercise caution in travelling to Canada

BEIJING — China warned its citizens on Monday to exercise caution in traveling to Canada, citing “frequent violent actions” by law enforcement, amid ongoing tensions between Beijing and Ottawa. The warning, published by the Chinese embassy in China on the WeChat messaging app platform, said Chinese citizens should pay close to the local security situation. … Read more

Warning over serious risks of wearing face mask as you exercise

Warning over serious risks of wearing face mask as you exercise

An expert has warned people not to wear face masks while they exercise saying that it could be highly dangerous for your health. Currently all gyms and outdoor exercise equipment in England remains closed off because of coronavirus restrictions. But people are still exercising at home and some forms of exercise are allowed – such … Read more

Groups of up to six people from different households can exercise together

Groups of up to six people from different households can exercise together

Further lockdown easing was revealed today with the announcement that groups of up to six people from different households will be able to exercise together from Monday, June 1. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced the move at the daily Downing Street briefing. He said: “Today I am also glad to confirm that we are relaxing … Read more

The Queen 'gives Boris Johnson green light to exercise at Buckingham Palace'

The Queen 'gives Boris Johnson green light to exercise at Buckingham Palace'

The Queen has reportedly authorized Boris Johnson to practice on the grounds of Buckingham Palace while continuing to recover from Covid-19. The Daily Telegraph said the prime minister has been allowed to use the palace grounds due to security concerns over his practice of running in public areas. Mr. Johnson was photographed yesterday in the … Read more