There is no easy answer to this question, although there are certain types of exercises that allow us to burn more calories. It depends on several factors, such as the exerciser's characteristics (weight, metabolism, oxygen consumption, physical condition, etc.), exercise intensity, and environmental conditions in which the exercise is performed (temperature, humidity, floor, etc.).
May 29th marks World Digestive Health Day, a health speciality that is fundamental and in which diseases such as cancer have high incidence rates.
Tomorrow, we celebrate the National Day Against Obesity. Obesity is defined as an excess of adipose tissue (fat) over lean mass (muscle, bones, and organs) in a proportion that can affect health.
We all know someone who is “addicted” to exercise or gets irritable or anxious if they don't go to the gym. This has an explanation... or several.
Our body releases two essential hormones during exercise, which not only help maintain mental health but also support the treatment of depression problems: endorphin and dopamine. Both have positive interference on mood and emotions. Another common effect attributed to exercise is the production of serotonin, a vital neurotransmitter that can help regulate mood.
Today marks the international No Diet Day, intended to celebrate the acceptance of the body as it is and its diversity, drawing attention to the dangers of following very strict diets and a perfect body model imposed daily by modern society.
However, it is commonly accepted that "eating poorly" can bring great harm to health: among the most serious are hypertension, high cholesterol levels, and the most common chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disorders, and others.
The more the scientific studies progress in physical activity, the more the great benefits of physical exercise and sports practice are recognized in maintaining life’s quality and in fighting one of the biggest public health issues on the planet: obesity and its associated pathologies.