Significant research [that has been reported in this column] supports the role of moderate exercise as an adjunctive ther- apy for adults with depression. New research shows that these same benefits may be available for teens who suffer from this condition.
According to researchers from Norway, supervised high-intensity interval train- ing has become more widely used as an exercise intervention for heart disease patients. Recently, they determined that home-based HIIT can also be effective at improving health scores in this group.
newsletter_teaser: Extreme conditioning programs promise vastly improved fitness in relatively short periods of time, which appeals to a cross-section of exercisers. Yet many health professionals fear that these high-powered programs increase the risk of injury.