Their systolic blood pressure (the upper number in a blood pressure reading) fell by an average of five points. The obese individuals reduced their weight and body fat as well as their risk for heart disease. Another area of research is the 5:2 diet; it is an easier version of the alternate-day fasting (ADF). This involves eating normally five days a week and consuming 500 calories two days a week, if you are a woman or 600 calories, if you are a man. Michael Mosley, who presents Horizon: Eat, Fast and Live Longer on BBC, followed the 5:2 diet for five weeks . He lost about 14 pounds and his glucose, insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) and cholesterol improved.
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adidas adizero F50 first impressions: a 15 gram weight reduction makes a ton of difference
Then, they identified the player that they call the “speed demon” and built a boot specifically for them. Originally weighing in at 165 grams, the 2010-spec adizero was a bit of a footwear engineering marvel. Hollow studs, a lightweight folded outsole, and a thin upper accounted for a lot in weight savings and it has paid dividends adidas. That f50 was impossibly light and the question soon became “what will they do next?” As adidas slogan goes, Impossible is Nothing and that was certainly on show back in May ahead of the Champions league final where they unveiled the unbelievably lightweight future of the adizero. In that iteration, a concept with a launch goal set in the not too distant future, adidas reduced the weight of the boot by a mind-blowing 40% with this version weighing in at just 99 grams.
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Weight Loss Cuts AFib Events
Although population aging is regarded as an important contributor, obesity may account for a substantial proportion of the increasing prevalence,” according to background information in the article. Whether weight reduction and cardiometabolic risk factor management can reduce the burden of atrial fibrillation has not been known. The study was conducted between June 2010 and December 2011 among overweight and obese patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation. Patients underwent a median (midpoint) of 15 months of follow-up.
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Weight reduction decreases atrial fibrillation and symptom severity
So it is likely as other risks drop with weight reduction, long term benefits are probably going to be accrued as well,” Olshansky told MedPage Today. Olshansky pointed out that overweight individuals often have increased blood pressure. “High blood pressure and higher sympathetic activation can be triggers for atrial fibrillation,” he said. “So weight reduction can decrease atrial stretch and, as diastolic function improves and as the stretch drops, the triggers in the pulmonary vein become less and so the episodes can become fewer and shorter.” The study was presented simultaneously at the American Heart Association meeting in Dallas.
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