Entries by Austin Winegar

Fitness is Important for Men Across the Weight Spectrum

In a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, over 19,000 men were recruited to determine the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and mortality risk in healthy men and those with metabolic syndrome. The study group, which included about 3,800 men with metabolic syndrome, were evaluated for fitness and then followed for up to […]

Mild exercise increases fitness

A study conducted at Duke University and published in the journal Chest compared the effects of three different exercise regimens on fitness improvements in overweight men and women who were at risk for heart disease. Broken into four groups, the volunteers either did not exercise, walked briskly for 12 miles a week at a moderate […]