NewsTag: Exercise

Five tips to move more - without going to the gym

Tuesday 26th March 2019 - Nicola Davis - The Irish Times

Five tips to move more - without going to the gym  1) Break it down Current guidelines recommend adults clock up at least... Read more →

Fitting Exercise into the Working Day

Wednesday 20th March 2019 - Margaret Young - The Irish Times

Fitting Exercise into the working day We desk-bound workers find ourselves wondering how we can fit exercise and movement into th... Read more →

Just 30 minutes of exercise every morning may be as effective as drugs at lowering blood pressure - new research

Friday 22nd February 2019 - Jane Kirby - Irish Independent

Just 30 minutes of exercise every morning may be as effective as drugs at lowering blood pressure for the rest of the day, resea... Read more →

How to exercise in midlife (when everything hurts)

Thursday 7th February 2019 - Anna Magee - Irish Independent

Working out while suffering from aches and pains doesn't sound very appealing but it may actually help, explains Anna Magee. It's... Read more →

'Movement is medicine' - Physiotherapist shares the top benefits as 33pc of Irish adults do not get enough exercise

Wednesday 9th January 2019 - Jenny Branigan - Irish Independent

Recent research from the World Health Organisation showed that 33pc of Irish adults do not get enough exercise, resulting in obe... Read more →

The 'stairs only' rule and other simple ways to offset the Christmas bulge

Tuesday 11th December 2018 - Karl Henry: The 'stairs only' rule and other simple ways to offset the Christmas bulge - Irish Independent

The Christmas party season is in full swing and it's possibly the hardest month to stay trim and healthy! But fear not, as ever I ... Read more →

'It's really bad for you' - TV3 doctor explains why sitting too much could kill you

Thursday 6th December 2018 - Áilín Quinlan - Irish Independent

Real Life: At 18-and-a-half stone Patrick Kiely realised his sedentary lifestyle had finally caught up with him. He was mid-fortie... Read more →

12 ways to help stiff and aching joints

Monday 26th March 2018 - Julia Molony - Irish Independent

They rarely get a break, so it's no wonder our joints can hurt from time to time. Julia Molony rounds up some of the best ways to ... Read more →

Dr Ciara Kelly: 'I'm going from zero hours exercise to 100 days of walking'

Wednesday 10th January 2018 - Ciara Kelly - Irish Independent

I realise it's probably already too late to be wishing people a happy new year - but I'm slow about stuff like that and to me ... Read more →

There’s an app for that: exercise prescription cuts heart attack risk

Monday 29th August 2016 - Muiris Houston - The Irish Times

Confused about how much exercise to take for a healthy heart? Norwegian researchers have come up with a useful app that allows yo... Read more →

Exercise benefits those with schizophrenia

Monday 15th August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Aerobic exercise could significantly improve the lives of those affected by the mental health condition, schizophrenia, a new stud... Read more →

Chinese exercises may benefit heart health

Monday 14th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Chinese exercises, such as Tai Chi, may help improve the health and quality of life of people with heart disease and high blood pr... Read more →

Sleep and exercise key to reducing stroke risk

Friday 19th February 2016 - Deborah Condon -

Exercising regularly and getting the right amount of sleep each night significantly reduces a person's risk of stroke, a new study... Read more →

Exercise DVDs 'psychologically harmful'

Monday 11th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

With losing weight and getting fit common resolutions at this time of the year, many people may be turning to exercise DVDs for he... Read more →

Could this new 'exercise pill' replace working out?

Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Sasha Brady - Irish Independent

Scientists are developing an "exercise pill" intended to have the same physical benefits as a real workout session - without worki... Read more →

Most Irish adults not exercising enough

Monday 12th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - irish health

Just one-third of Irish people get enough exercise and only one-quarter eat enough fruit and vegetables, a major new survey has fo... Read more →

Most Irish adults not exercising enough

Thursday 8th October 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Healthtest

Just one-third of Irish people get enough exercise and only one-quarter eat enough fruit and vegetables, a major new survey has fo... Read more →

How exercise can help you move on after cancer

Tuesday 18th August 2015 - Ailin Quinlan - Irish Independent

Exercise has long been billed as a key part of the cancer recovery journey. We meet the patients lifting and squatting their way b... Read more →

Small amount of exercise benefits over-60s

Thursday 6th August 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People over the age of 60 who undertake even a very small amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week, reduce their... Read more →

Exercise benefits brains of older people

Friday 17th July 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Older adults can improve their brain function by exercising more, a new study has found. US researchers set out to determine the ... Read more →

Avoid squatting in skinny jeans

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon -

If you need to carry out a task that involves lots of squatting, do not wear skinny jeans, doctors have advised. They have found ... Read more →

Weekend screen time bad for teen bones

Thursday 11th June 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Teenage boys who spend a lot of time at the weekend looking at various screens have poorer bone health, a new study has found. Th... Read more →

Exercise cuts gestational diabetes risk

Friday 5th June 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Women who exercise during pregnancy reduce their risk of developing gestational diabetes, a new study has shown. Gestational diab... Read more →

Busy workers less active than they think

Monday 18th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

People in busy jobs who believe they are achieving their daily recommended levels of physical activity while working, may be fooli... Read more →

Walking groups reduce disease risk

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

If you want to reduce your risk of developing a range of conditions including heart disease and depression, get out walking with a... Read more →

Irish people urged to walk more

Wednesday 7th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

A new health initiative is aiming to get Irish people off their sofas, as research shows that walking for just 30 minutes per day ... Read more →

Benefits of med diet, exercise seen a year later

Friday 7th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

People who consume a Mediterranean diet and increase the amount of exercise they do for just eight weeks, may still be reaping the... Read more →

More PE needed in secondary schools

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Secondary schools are being urged to ensure that all pupils are being taught enough PE. According to recommendations by the Depar... Read more →

Exercise 3 times a week cuts depression risk

Tuesday 21st October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

People who are physically active three times a week may reduce their risk of depression, a new study suggests. UK researchers fol... Read more →

Moderate exercise cuts heart failure risk

Monday 8th September 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Exercising moderately for one hour per day could significantly reduce a person's risk of developing heart failure, a new study sug... Read more →

Why you should leave the car at home

Wednesday 20th August 2014 - Niall Hunter -

People who commute to work by walking or cycling and public transport tend to have lower body weight and fat composition compared ... Read more →

Doctor's Orders: Exercise is a game-changer in life

Monday 14th July 2014 - Ciara Kelly - Independent

Its time to pull the runners back on and hit the pavement . I went for my first run in about two months this week. I'd injured my ... Read more →

Health guide: Ten ways to get your children active

Friday 30th May 2014 - Grainne Cunningham - Independent

Irish children have been given a D-minus for physical exercise in the new report grading youngsters in 15 countries worldwide, but... Read more →

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