How Air Quality Affects Your Ability to Exercise

Photo: lzf (Shutterstock) When air quality is poor—for example, from wildfire smoke—we’re advised not to exercise outdoors. Let’s talk about why, and what you can do instead. You breathe more when you exercise Exercise is a particular problem during smoky days because exercise simply makes you breathe more. The harder […]

Common Heart Defect Limits Exercise Ability: Study | Health News

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People born with a hole in their heart may lose 20% or more of their exercise capacity as they age, even if the defect is repaired. A ventricular septal defect is a hole in the wall separating […]

Subscribe US Now