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Does weather influence older adults’ physical activity?

The summer of 2018 has been one of the hottest and driest in recent times in large parts of Norway and Europe. How does weather affect the exercise habits of the elderly? A study of 1200 older adults’ activity level linked to weather data shows that warmer, dry weather is the most inviting.

Exercise to combat metabolic syndrome

A landmark study from back in 2008 showed that interval training and a high pulse rate two to three times a week are more effective than weight loss and moderate exercise every day in controlling metabolic syndrome.