Obesity is all too common in the current generations, whether we speak of those with autism, ADHD or your average teenager. Too much time out of our lives is spent in front of a television, a computer screen, sitting in an office or cooped away in a classroom, with little chance of moving about, running, walking, or simply stretching our legs. Our diets are riddled with carbs, fats and sugars, full of chemicals and without enough necessary nutrients. We lack activity and add to our calories, ending up weighing much more than we ought to at our age or for our heights.
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Exercise and Fitness
Whether you walk or run, exercise is good for the cardiovascular system.
When the weather turns cold, you are probably more likely to hit the treadmill at the gym versus heading outside in freezing temps for a run. You may want to rethink that decision if your goal is weight loss. A new study suggests that regular exposure to cold weather may be a healthy and sustainable way to help lose weight.
Staying in shape is vitally important to the well being of kids in body and mind. It is for this reason that our schools have recess and physical education for the students. When kids are young this is a particularly sensitive time emotionally in their development and if other kids bully them while they are developing their skills in physical education this can lower their desires to have fun staying in shape.
People suffering from Parkinson's disease generally feel horrible and are searching for manners to improve their condition. This can be a devastating illness which can cause tremors and slowed body movements. The best approaches to treatment of this condition, aimed at slowing its progression, are generally felt to be complementary, meaning a combination of orthodox medical approaches and alternative medicine.
Engaging in physical exercise can assist healthy aging adults to improve their memory, brain health and physical fitness, found a new study by the researchers at the. Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas at Dallas, which has been published online in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
Engaging in physical exercise can assist healthy aging adults to improve their memory, brain health and physical fitness, found a new study by the researchers at the Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas at Dallas, which has been published online in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
Exercising can be tedious for anyone and especially if you are a grandparent. Perhaps reliving your childhood memories of recess and after school activities can bring a spring back into your step and pounds off the scale.
Depending upon the tire, the expectation is that you should, with good maintenance and rotation, get 40,000 miles from them. However, what about shoes? Do they have an expiration date? According to podiatrists they do. Read on to see how to get the most from your shoes.
Exercising in water is a good choice for many seniors; however, older programs lacked the intensity to strengthen bones. Now, the HydrOS exercise program is available, which according to a new study, can improve bone strength and reduce fracture risk.
Paracetamol that is pain and fever reducer is found to help give exercise endurance a boost. But it isn’t because the medication helps us hurt less.
That glowing skin, energetic personality and sleek physique are qualities that a woman in her 20s would envy. But they belong to supermodel Christie Brinkley, who's 59 years old!
In a new study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion, scientists report that one way to lose weight or prevent weight gain and becoming obese is to incorporate short bouts
You've got a calorie counting book, a pedometer and lots of foods in the cupboard with labels like "Diet" and "Low-Calorie." Just one problem: When you weigh yourself, the results aren't what you w
They look amazing, and their energy level makes it clear that they feel that way too.
Nutritional supplements that claim to boost endurance naturally are nothing new. But in many cases, the scientific studies have just not been there to back the claims.
In this, the last installment of a 16 part series on Weight loss and dieting, we are going to examine the benefits of exercise and why it is so important to add it to your weight loss plan.
Seeking help with enhancing your health? America's healthiest physician, talk show host and cardiologist Dr. Mehmet Oz knows the secrets.
It's time to slip into those revealing summer clothes. If you're searching for cover-ups to hide those love handles that you loathe, it's not to late to win at weight loss.
Researchers report a new performance enhancing ingredient from nutrients that can be found in beets and shellfish that both contain betaine, a substance manufactured in the body that is important f
So you've resolved to lose weight, and you're walking more, eating less. The problem: The scale isn't budging.
News you can use to lose: Researchers say that just by putting on a pedometer, you can sit less, move more and lose weight.
Outdoor workouts like walking, running, biking or swimming have been shown to lower the risk of poor mental health while boosting good physical health.
Most American adults are not getting the amount of recommended exercise, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).