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swimming cuts
2014-10-30 03:00:25

Experts agree that it’s a great way of staying fit and healthy at any age, but when faced with higher prices people are likely to swim less often, while other forms of physical activity such as working out or walking are barely affected.

2014-10-10 23:06:49

Goal for participants is improving personal mobility across life span Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The International Council on Active Aging

coastal living
2014-10-10 07:30:49

Individuals who live close to the coast tend to be more physically active than those living inland, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School claim in a new study published online Thursday in the journal Preventative Medicine.

After-school exercise program
2014-09-30 03:00:46

A new study has found that children who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.

One Hour Of Moderate Exercise A Day Could Decrease Risk Of Heart Failure
2014-09-03 03:21:10

researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent.

2014-08-27 16:23:23

Ongoing, comprehensive fitness and nutrition regimens may prevent bone and muscle deterioration, injury and disease ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug.

exercise
2014-08-23 03:00:49

Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.