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Exercise and Fitness

Autistic Children Exercise the Least Among the Disorders

Feb 14 2014 - 2:37am
Autistic Children Exercise the Least Among the Disorders

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.

Exercise Outside This Winter for Greater Weight Loss

Jan 27 2014 - 8:09am
Winter exercise and weight loss

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.

Bullying can hurt a kids desires to enjoy exercising

Jan 20 2014 - 12:37pm
Kids enjoying playing

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.

Having Problems with Parkinson's Disease: Try Exercise

Dec 11 2013 - 10:04am
An elderly woman taking a walk

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.

Slow Down Aging with "Tremendous Benefits" of Aerobic Exercise

Nov 15 2013 - 1:04am
Walking to stay fit in body and mind

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.

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