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Exercise and Fitness
Older adults who expend more energy through any daily activity, including non exercise activity, have a lower rate of death than adults who are less active.
As the World Cup kicks off, doctors report an unusual condition of toxic shock syndrome that can develop in budding young footballers or succer players.
Studies indicate that exercise can help build and maintain healthy bones.
To keep the fitness gains from slipping be sure to continue with some kind of physical activity over the summer break to keep weight gain in check.
Patients who exercise while hooked up to dialysis show better results in clearing toxins and increasing overall physical stamina.
In Asian countries exercise includes a much larger set of activities, from morning tai chi in the park to walking to everyday destinations such as grocery stores and friends' homes.
If you are a mouse, then stretching before you exercise is a good thing, but if you're reading this for yourself, it's a bit more complicated.
This is the first time that research has been able to document this kind of enhancement associated with exercise.
Regular exercise has several cardiovascular benefits and 30 minutes or more of moderate intensity exercise almost every day is recommended for healthy adults.
The ankle flexibility gains the participants enjoyed were retained for at least three weeks after their intensive exercise program ceased.
Two thirds of snowboard injuries affect the upper extremities, with the most common injuries occurring to the wrist and shoulder.
Alpine skiing and snowboarding are enjoyed by several hundred million people worldwide despite high head injury risk.
The problem with this rushed approach to fitness is that the body doesn't respond to sudden exercise and unhealthy dieting in a favorable manner.
American Council on Exercise offers five tips to help consumers feel comfortable in the gym.