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exercise limits for heart attack survivors
2014-08-13 07:56:00

Exercise is good for the body and mind, but is there such a thing as too much exercise? According to a new study, published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the answer is yes, in certain cases.

2014-08-12 11:12:35

Postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity equivalent to at least four hours of walking per week had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years.

obesity and exercise
2014-07-29 03:30:00

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that both higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of sitting in leisure time may be required to substantially reduce the risk of obesity.

jogging for life
2014-07-29 05:55:57

Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

2014-07-17 23:01:51

Dr. Sherrita Bhagan-Bruno of ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley Offers Exercise Tips for Your Heart and Your Well-Being Suffern, N.Y.

Outdoor Time Promotes Physical Activity In Youth
2014-07-10 03:06:25

The World Health Organization recommends that youth participate in a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each day.

2014-07-09 23:11:45

This July and throughout summer 2014, SF Custom Chiropractic’s treating doctors encourage families in the Bay Area to be physically active to promote health and wellness.

Increased Early Death Risk Linked To Watching Too Much TV
2014-06-26 09:19:33

A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reveals a possible link to premature death in adults who watch too much television. Adults who watch at least three or more hours of TV per day, double the risk of early death by any cause, according to the study.

2014-06-09 14:24:28

Physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis has been linked with prolonged survival and improved quality of life, but most participants in a large breast cancer study did not meet national physical activity guidelines after they were diagnosed.

Sedentary Behaviors Keep Night Owls From Regular Exercise Routines
2014-06-04 08:14:54

A new study published in the journal Sleep suggests that night owls are more sedentary and may have a harder time maintaining a regular exercise routine.


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