Many people make New Year's resolutions to get more exercise but most quit after only a few workouts.
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A structured exercise program could improve recovery from lumbar disc replacement surgery.
Starting a regular exercise program can greatly benefit the health and quality of life of seniors of all ages.
The amount of exercise may be more important than intensity to improve cardiovascular health. The effects of exercise amount and intensity in sedentary overweight men and women.
Lack of exercise leads to significant increases in visceral fat, and a moderate exercise regimen can keep this potentially dangerous form of fat at bay.
New research suggests why some older adults who exercise have better physical function than others.
Older individuals with a certain gene variation who exercise are less likely to develop mobility limitations.
Exercise Program and Special Weighted Back Support Improve Balance, Decrease Risk of Falls in Older Women
By participating in a special exercise program, women over 60 with osteoporosis caused curvature of the spine improved their balance.
Exercise and physical activity are essential to a healthy lifestyle and also lower the risk of many serious medical problems.
The positive effects of exercise in reducing levels of potentially harmful cholesterol in the blood can persist weeks after exercise cessation, suggesting a long term bodily adaptation to exercise.
Lower amounts of high intensity exercise might lead to increased adherence to an exercise program.
The density of tiny capillaries seems to increase at a higher rate in women than men as a result of exercise.
One of the biggest misconceptions about exercise is that there is "one" program that works for someone all the time. The whole idea behind exercise is to make your body do things that it is not used to doing.
Exercise appears to be an important factor for preventing heart disease. This does not mean training for a marathon. It simply means light exercise for moderate periods of 30 60 minutes.
Starting a moderate exercise program should be safe for most people. However, the men over age 40 and the women over 50 or anyone with risk factors for heart disease, should have a medical exam and talk with a physician before starting a program of vigorous exercise.
Researchers studying patients in the emergency department with acute chest pain report in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that exercise treadmill testing (ETT) was often sufficient for evaluation.
Benefits of exercise are just as significant for those in their 70s and beyond as for younger persons. Exercise improves psychological functioning, in terms of reducing symptoms of distress, anxiety and depression.
Researchers have identified the skeletal muscle changes that occur in response to endurance exercise and have better defined the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in creating new blood vessels, a process known as angiogenesis.
Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages. People with health concerns often benefit the most from an exercise program that includes lifting weights a few times each week.
Getting older Americans to exercise isn't always easy, but exercise programs in tune with a culture create interest and increase adherence. Researchers provided a 12-week Tai Chi exercise program to older Chinese women who had one major risk factor for coronary heart disease.