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Latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Stories

Moms Spend More Time Watching TV, Less Time On Physical Activity
2013-12-03 04:32:36

US mothers spend more time watching television and participating in other sedentary activities than they do cooking, cleaning and exercising combined, according to new research appearing in the December edition of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

2013-11-14 11:30:23

The risk of cardiovascular complications in people with type 2 diabetes is directly related to the frequency and duration of physical exercise.

Regular Exercise Cognitive Benefits For Teens
2013-10-22 13:51:33

While the physical benefits of regular activity are well known, new research points to the cognitive benefits of exercise for teens as well.

2013-10-15 10:28:04

Doctors should evaluate your physical activity habits as routinely as checking your blood pressure and other risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.

Regular Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk
2013-10-04 10:25:12

A new study from the American Cancer Society has found that active older women are less likely to get breast cancer than women who do not exercise.

Exercise As Effective As Hearth Medications
2013-10-02 09:48:50

A new research review has found that regular exercise can be just as effective as heart medications.

Maintain A Healthy Blood Pressure With Leisurely Physical Activities
2013-10-01 14:35:24

While some people might claim that the physical nature of their job keeps them physically fit, a new research review has found that leisure-time physical activity has a bigger effect on maintaining a healthy blood pressure level.

Exercise Equally Effective In Shorter, Intense Workouts
2013-09-02 11:32:03

Researchers from the University of Utah have discovered that spending just a few minutes a day on a higher-intensity of physical activity can have positive effects on weight loss.


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