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Boys do more exercise than girls, research finds

Adolescent girls and young women are less likely to engage in heart-rate raising recreational activities than their male peers – and when they do, keep at it for shorter periods of time, new research has revealed. Current guidelines recommend that children and

Regular exercise may be more beneficial for men than post-menopausal women

The blood vessels of middle-aged men and women adapt differently to regular exercise according to new research being presented today at the British Cardiovascular Society conference in Manchester. Researchers at Loughborough University examined the effects of regular exercise training on the

Heart patients need to focus on fitness and exercise, not weight loss

Patients with coronary heart disease should aim for a fitter self for a longer life, according to a study. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found that heart disease patients can gain weight without jeopardizing their