9 October 2015 Questions & Answers about Aerobic Exercise for Health
This post focuses on aerobic exercise for health versus guidelines for athletic training.
27 February 2015 Doing More Harm than Good with Our Healthy Lifestyle?
You’ve committed yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. You get to the gym early and go through your routine. You eat your vegetables and drink your water. But somehow the scale seems to be moving in the wrong direction. Why is that?
5 September 2014 Can a Fitness Tracker Save Your Life?
There is a lot of data coming out of fitness trackers and calorie counters. One doctor is looking for a way to use it to save his patients’ lives. Find out how.
15 July 2014 Weight Gain during Menopause
Menopause is a time of transition but it does not have to include weight gain. A decrease in physical activity appears to be a key problem contributing to fewer total calories burned during the menopausal transition.
Are you feeling tired all of the time while trying to lose weight? Here are some tips to help you troubleshoot why this might be happening.
5 June 2014 Gardening for Health, Happiness, and Long Life
Gardening does a whole lot of good for your health and happiness. Find out why.
16 May 2014 Fitness: From Hunter-Gatherers to Couch Potatoes
What have we evolved into, physically?
22 October 2013 Stand Up to Burn More Calories
Evidence is mounting that sitting for hours everyday makes weight control much more difficult. A new study, sponsored by the BBC, adds to that argument.
27 June 2013 With Exercise, Do Less?
IS there a place in our healthy lifestyles for the micro-workout? This topic has been recently discussed at the American College of Sports Medicine conference.
6 June 2013 Didn’t Sleep Much? Tips for Today’s Energy Boost
Have a bad night’s sleep? Here are a few tips to get you through your day without ruining the next ones.
21 March 2013 Just How Fit Are You?
You might know your weight, but do you know how fit you are? Take these simple tests to see where you rank and how far you have improved over time.
30 November 2012 Skipping the Gym Can Affect More Than Your WaistlineAs we all enter into one of the busiest times of the year, it's important to remember that exercise should remain a constant in our lives. If we skip going to the gym, the effects can be much greater than gaining a pound or two. It could affect our mood.
15 November 2011 Chained to Your Desk? It Could be Harming Your Health
Chained to Your Desk? It Could be Harming Your Health The American Cancer Society concluded after a 14-year study that Americans who sit for six or more hours a day increase their chance of early death by 37% than those who sit for less than three hours a day.
13 September 2011 Life's Simple 7
Life's Simple 7 Most of us will die from heart disease before anything else has chance to kill us. The American Heart Association has a hit list for lowering your chances of getting a heart attack or stroke: 1. Get active. 2. Eat better. 3. Lose weight.
11 August 2011 Use Your Downtime as Head Start Toward Better Health
Use Your Downtime as Head Start Toward Better Health Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study that shows more than one out of every four people do nothing physically active during their free time - this means no walking, no biking, no outdoor chores and...
8 July 2011 Exercising in Hot Weather
Exercising in Hot Weather Summer’s here, no doubt about that. Many of us use the warmer weather as an excuse to exercise outdoors more, but with that comes the need to use caution, especially on very hot days (near 100 F!). Below are some of our body’s reactions when it gets overheated...
1 March 2011 Sedentary Athletes: Sitting & Weighting
Sedentary Athletes: Sitting & Weighting -Excerpted and reprinted with permission from The Athlete’s Kitchen by Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, specially for MyNetDiary . Imagine this: a lean, fit athlete who trains hard, eats heartily, and does not fret about getting fat.
27 January 2011 RIP: Jack LaLanne - "Godfather of Fitness"
RIP: Jack LaLanne - "Godfather of Fitness" On January 23, Jack LaLanne passed away at 96 years young. LaLanne was many things - a TV celebrity, an entrepreneur, a chiropractor, a world-record setter, an inventor and a juice fanatic. Chances are that most people today know him for starting a juicing...
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