This Health Insurance Company Tracks Customers’ Exercise And Eating Habits Using Big Data And IoT

If you had the chance to lower your health insurance premiums or to receive incentives for behaving healthily, would you do it? Vitality Healthis counting on your answer being “yes.” The company believes the way to revolutionize healthcare is to pay for wellness rather than pay for sickness as traditional insurance companies do. They use technology […]

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure: study

Combining 30 minutes of morning exercise with short walking breaks throughout the day may help control blood pressure, an Australian study suggests. Adding three-minute walking breaks to disrupt prolonged periods of sitting benefited older, overweight or obese women in particular, the study authors report in the journal Hypertension. “Prolonged sitting is a common behavior in […]

Best weight loss tips, stop making these exercise and diet mistakes to lose weight faster

Conventional weight loss wisdom will have you believe that regular exercise and a healthy diet is the key to losing weight. But did you know that simple lifestyle mistakes could derail your best plans? And no matter how expensive are the health foods you buy, or the superfoods you gorge on, you won’t achieve your […]

Exercise with your partner and share fitness goals to lose weight faster

If you’re involving your partner in your weight loss journey, it’s time to pause and rethink it. It could boost the number of kilos you lose, or it could lead put your relationship in jeopardy. A study conducted by the Taylor & Francis Group revealed that there are various kinds of ‘relational environments’ which determines […]

Exercise, diet not helping you lose weight? You could be making these 4 simple mistakes

Are you working out and following a diet, but not seeing results? The reason for this may be your unhealthy lifestyle. Or you may be going overboard with exercise, which is also harmful. We spoke to experts to find out four factors that can play spoilsport with your weight loss plans: When you are sleep-deprived, […]

Want to lose weight, but don’t want to exercise? Here’s your fitness plan

If you thought the only way to lose weight is to hit the gym, you are wrong. Making simple diet and lifestyle changes can also help you lose weight, without having to pound the treadmill or passing out from lifting weights. “Eating right always helps to reduce weight. But to maintain the weight loss, it […]

This cardio exercise can help you get rid of your addiction

Aerobic exercises are a form of cardio exercise that increase the heart rate, breathing and circulation of oxygen through the blood. (Shutterstock) Exercise doesn’t just keep you healthy and fit. Turns out, it can also help people fight addiction. A study conducted by the University of Buffalo has identified a key mechanism on how aerobic […]

Don’t exercise 3 hours before bedtime, here’s why it will do you no good

Late exercises help you stay fitter, but they can disrupt your stable heart rate, which is one of the core factors that can have an impact on your restorative sleep.(Getty Images) Working out in a gym will do you no good if you are not smart about your fitness routine. Turns out, working out late […]