Inactivity is Twice as Deadly as Obesity

New study concludes exercise is more important to longevity. We all know that maintaining a healthy body weight is important, however, new research indicates that, in terms of preventing premature death, the amount a person exercises is more important than weight. And a daily walk that lasts as little as 20 minutes might be enough […]

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September 22, 2015

Burn More Calories without Even Trying

An unexpected benefit of strength training is that you’ll stay more active after you’ve toweled off. A study in Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise found that exercisers who di a toning routine moved up to 48 percent more throughout the day than those who did just cardio. “Building muscle makes things like walking, […]

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Men’s Fitness at Midlife Reduces Risk of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Men, what drives you to keep yourself active and healthy? Is it to look and feel better? Is it for your family’s benefit? Or maybe it’s because you know about the subsequent lowered risk of various health issues both immediately and later in life? If you have not yet found that drive, or if it […]

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September 3, 2015

200,000 Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths Could Be Prevented

HealthDay News – In 2010, more than 200,000 Americans under 75 died from heart disease and stroke that could have been prevented, health officials stated.  Sadly, more than half of those who died were under 65, according to a new report released by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. “As a doctor, I […]

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May 21, 2015

Kids who exercise more may get better grades

WebMD News – Getting regular daily exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity may also boost students’ academic performance, according to a new U.K. study. The more intense the exercise, the greater the impact on English, math, and science test results, the study authors found.  However, they couldn’t explain the precise causes behind the connection. “A […]

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March 23, 2015

CDC Concerned About Children

Kid’s physical activity and fitness levels continue to slide It’s shocking and worrisome. Most American children continue to get little exercise, and their fitness level also appears to be declining ever year, according to research by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as reported in The New York Times. Epidemiological studies suggest […]

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March 5, 2015

Daily walk adds years to your life: Just 20 minutes a day is enough

Photo by GETTY Going for a short walk every day could add years to your life.  Lack of exercise is responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity, it says. Couch potatoes face greater danger from deadly cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and stroke as well as some cancers. However, a 20-minute walk at a […]

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January 21, 2015