Articles on Exercise

Sitting, even after workout, can cut lifespan

Monday, July 26th, 2010

A new study debunks the theory that an hour of exercise a day is all you need to live a long life. Turns out, people who spend more time sitting during their leisure time have an increased risk of death, regardless of daily exercise.

American Cancer Society researchers tracked the activity levels and death rates in more than 123,000 healthy men and women for 13 years. They found women who spend over six hours a day sitting during leisure time (watching TV, playing games, surfing the web, reading) were 40 percent more likely to die sooner than women who spend less than three hours sitting. Men who spend more time sitting have a 20 percent increased risk of death. Essentially, those who sit less, live a longer life than those who don’t.

Quercetin and Exercise Performance

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Test subjects supplemented with the bioflavonoid quercetin, when performing extended exercise training, demonstrated improved exercise performance and delayed experience of fatigue compared to those exercising test subjects who did not receive the quercetin supplementation.

IPM offers quercetin in the supplement ResveraGuard .

Source: The Dietary Flavonoid Quercetin Increases VO2max and Endurance Capacity