News from the Earth — physical exercise

10 minutes of physical activity is essential to stay healthy

mild exercise that everyone can afford is Yoga. Especially in this period of restrictions of activity and mobility, Yoga can be a valuable help to keep body, mind and spirit in shape.

Air pollution cancels the benefits of outdoor physical exercise

Exercise is good for human health, but air quality typically warns against outdoor activity when particulate matter levels rise above certain levels. At what point do the dangers of air pollution outweigh the benefits of physical activity?

To find that out, researchers at the Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea conducted a country-wide study of nearly 1.5 million young adults. The study, published in the European Heart Journal, concluded that strenuous exercise in very polluted air could put young people at...