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Majority of parents don’t know how much exercise children need

Schoolchildren exercise in an indoor sports hall. Photograph: UniversalImagesGroup/UIG via Getty Images More than two thirds of parents don’t know how much exercise their child needs to do to stay healthy, new research has revealed. Official NHS guidance states that children

Why You Shouldn’t Try Every Cool Exercise You See on Instagram

Instagram is a cornucopia of tricked-out, awe-inspiring exercises that leave many of us thinking, I’ve got to try that! But, no, you don’t need to try any of them. And in some cases, you probably shouldn’t. “I hate the way that Instagram encourages you to do every

Just One Exercise Session Can Ward Off Age-Related Shrinkage in Your Brain

Small but mighty, the hippocampus is an area of your brain that’s tasked with a range of functions related to memory formation and emotion regulation. Unfortunately, as we age, this powerhouse tends to stutter, due to things like shrinkage, inflammation, and