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Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation does not improve.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Modest weight gain may lead to notable physical decline: study

An American study shows that the human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:36:22

US guideline recommends exercise to improve memory, thinking

Exercising twice a week may improve memory and thinking ability in people with mild cognitive impairment, according to a guideline released Wednesday by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:11:48

One is never too old for rigorous workouts, says Xi'an's "parallel bars granny"

One is never too old to work out, says 85-year-old Zhang Huifang as she performs stunning acrobatic moves on parallel bars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 16:21:26

An American takes on rock climbing in China

When American rock climbing enthusiast Andrew Hedesh hit rock bottom in his job in 2008, he came to Yangshuo, a popular tourist destination in south China, to clear his mind.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 15:15:56

Body Building Championship held across Nepal

Female participants pose during the nationwide Body Building Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 9, 2017. Photo:Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/10 8:42:27

US adults "still struggling" with obesity: CDC

More than one in five adults are obese in every state in the United States, according to new data released Thursday from the country's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/1 8:29:18

Skipping breakfast may affect children's intake of key nutrients

Children who do not maintain a regular habit of having breakfast may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development, according to a study released Thursday by King's College London (KCL).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:22:00

Retired PE teacher creates over 100 kinds of rope skipping techniques

Gao Bi, 68-year-old retired PE teacher, practices rope skipping at a park in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, Aug. 16, 2017. As a rope skipping enthusiast, Gao Bi has created over 100 kinds of rope skipping techniques.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 11:19:39

Three behaviors vital to people's life expectancy: study

If you want to have a longer life expectancy, advices from researchers are: keep weight down, don't smoke and drink alcohol moderately.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 7:35:35