Here’s how much exercise you need to see results

The benefits of regular exercise have been shown in study after study. It has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, depression,dementia, diabetes, and evensome cancers. So what’s the shortest amount of time you can work out in order to start seeing some of these benefits? A new paper, published in the Viewpoints section of…

21 amazing benefits of exercise

Unlike many refrains you hear about your health, exercise is really, truly good for you. There’s a mountain of research backing up its many benefits. The US Centers for Disease Control and Preventionrecommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus two days of strength…

Obama has stuck to his promise about cigarettes

President Barack Obama swore he wouldn’t smoke after the Affordable Care Act passed. It’s been almost six years, and in an interview with GQ, he told Bill Simmons that he’s stayed true to his word. Number of cigarettes you’ve smoked in the White House since you got here? Zero in the last five years. I made…

These are the best science images of the week

It’s hard to follow all of the big science news day-in and day-out. But at Tech Insider, that’s our job: to bring you the most interesting and important developments in research, current events, and the science of everyday life. Keep scrolling to see 10 more highlights on the best science stories of the past week. READ…