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Body Composition

Irisin - The Exercise Hormone

Irisin - The Exercise Hormone

If you’ve been having a hard time sticking to your exercise program in the first few weeks of 2018, the latest findings from a team of researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine should inspire you. What they found recently was that moderate aerobic endurance activity – such as going out for a brief run – stimulated the body’s production of a hormone known as irisin, which has critical fat-burning properties.

News: Child Diabetes Risk Soars With 3-hrs Screen Time A Day

News: Child Diabetes Risk Soars With 3-hrs Screen Time A Day

This screen time is applied to TV, tablets, mobile phones, games consoles and computers with under-fives in Britain spending over four hours and older children averaging over five and a half hours a day according to the communications watchdog Ofcom in the 2016 report Children and parents: media use and attitudes report 2016.

Research: 10 minutes of high-intensity activity daily reduces body fat in children

Research: 10 minutes of high-intensity activity daily reduces body fat in children

Children who undertake 10 minutes of high-intensity physical activity per day reduce the amount of body fat and improve their aerobic fitness, according to a study from the University of Eastern Finland and Cambridge University published by Sports Medicine.

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