If You Haven't Already, Make Exercise a Habit. Right Now!
Researchers of a recent study found an association between long-term training and metabolic disease prevention. The theory is that long-term exercise may alter muscular gene activity in a way that could help prevent the development of metabolic health issues such as diabetes and heart disease (conditions that millions of Americans suffer from).
Hula Hoop Your Way To Good Health
Hula hooping is low-impact (so it’s easy on the knees and other joints), fun and only requires one easily storable piece of equipment - a hula hoop! You can hula hoop alone or start some friendly hula hooping competition with your kids, partner or spouse.
Why You May Want To Jump Around
I’ve got the perfect workout for you, and it may even bring back great memories from your childhood. I’m talking about jumping rope.
Looking for a new way to exercise, have fun and meet people? Become a Pickler!
After learning more about pickleball and its benefits, I can tell you that I am ready to join the ranks of the more than 3.3 million “picklers,” the overwhelming majority of whom are over 55, in the United States.
Four Big Reasons Why You Want a Strong Core
If you need some fitness inspiration in your life, a man named George Hood is your guy! Hood, a 62-year-old marine veteran, recently set a Guinness World Record by holding a plank for eight hours! (Eight hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, to be exact).
Why Golf May Be The Perfect Sport For Boomers
This news story from 2018 discusses a man by the name of Ronald Brockwell who was celebrating his 100th birthday at the time. Brockwell’s daughter attributed his longevity to golf.
Have High Hopes For Your Fitness Goals? Listen to High-Tempo Music!
Apparently, Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg likes to listen to opera music when she works out. That’s an interesting choice. Opera is soothing and relaxing. It doesn’t make me want to get up and move! But I applaud Ginsburg for her commitment to fitness, and she is entitled to listen to whatever music she wants. But a recent study found evidence suggesting that listening to high-tempo music while working out may not only make exercise easier but also more beneficial.
Why You May Want to Cycle Your Way Through Life
Perhaps what many people overlook are the mental benefits of cycling. There is credible evidence which suggests that cycling may sharpen your thinking and improve your mood.
Exercise Matters. Especially For Your Brain’s “Gray Matter”
Like many people, your New Year’s resolution may be to exercise more. It’s great if your motivation stems from wanting to lose a few pounds and look good in your swimsuit or what have you, but I think it can be even more motivating and empowering if you are aware of what exercise may do for your health.
Here’s How to Achieve Your Exercise Goals in the New Year
If you’re like most people, your New Year’s resolution includes something along the lines of exercising more or starting an exercise regimen if you’re not someone who is normally physically active.
Cryotherapy & Ice Therapy Are Both ‘Cold Therapy’ But Are Very Different
The beauty of the Internet is that we have access to all sorts of information, including information about health-related issues. The problem is that sometimes people do not always get their information from credible sources. As a result, misinformation can result.
You Can’t Run From Your Problems, But You May Live Longer If You Run
How many hours would you say you work per week? And then if you have a desk job or a job that involves hours of sitting (such as trucking), as many Americans do, how many hours do you sit per week? Don’t forget to include that time spent on the couch watching your favorite TV shows! Or how many hours you sit per week due to your job commute.
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