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by Callum on Apr 23rd 2013

Sticking to a good exercise program can have profound effects on a person’s health. Fitness is such a broad topic. Because of this, it can be difficult to know how to begin. These tips will be a great starting point for you. When you are using a bench, test...

by Callum on Apr 18th 2013

These tips can help you gain knowledge about fitness so that you can practice it correctly. It’s crucial that you learn about fitness prior to exercising so that you can avoid injuries or doing something improperly due to not knowing beforehand. Learn as...

by David Haas on Jun 20th 2012

In recent years, modern medical researchers have found many new and exciting benefits of exercise. One area of research has focused on the advantages of exercise for cancer patients. Studies have shown that engaging in regular exercise can assist with recovery from cancer by boosting the immune system, improving mood and increasing...

by Kieran on Feb 7th 2011

The Benefits Of Outdoor Exercise Confirmed By Review A systematic review carried out by a team at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has analysed existing studies and concluded that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise...

by Kieran on Feb 4th 2011

In light of new dietary guidelines that call for Americans to increase their physical activity while decreasing their caloric intake to help manage their weight, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging individuals of all ages and abilities, particularly...

by Kieran on Jan 14th 2011

Taking More Steps Every Day Can Help Ward Off Diabetes Simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes, finds a study published on bmj.com today. While several studies have shown that physical activity reduces...

by Kieran on Jan 12th 2011

Did you know that a good night’s sleep can help prevent heart disease? There are many simple ways to lower your risk. During February, American Heart Month, Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute of...

by Kieran on Jan 4th 2011

Walking Speed Associated With Survival In Older Adults In an analysis that included data from 9 studies, having higher measures of walking speed among older adults was associated with increased length of survival, according to a study in the January 5 issue of...

by Kieran on Jan 2nd 2011

Everyone knows that exercise comes with metabolic and cardiovascular benefits, but scientists understand surprisingly little about how physical activity influences the heart itself. Now, a new study in the December 23rd issue of Cell, a Cell Press publication,...

by Kieran on Sep 18th 2010

By now, we all understand that regular exercise is good for everybody.  Its good the heart, it helps us maintain a desirable body weight, and has a positive effect on relieving stress. But, there are many exercise myths that have repeatedly been presented as fact,...