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Latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Stories

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity.

2013-07-29 23:23:26

A new study published in the journal Stroke on July 18th, 2013 says that “Physical inactivity has been identified as the second leading risk factor for stroke after hypertension in a multinational

Stroke Risk Can Be Reduced If You Just Break A Sweat
2013-07-19 08:54:43

Millions of Americans who may be at risk of having a stroke should be happy to know just a little exercise can reduce that risk by as much as 20 percent when that exercise includes breaking a sweat.

High Birth Weight Risks Minimized When Pregnant Women Exercise
2013-07-16 14:09:47

Participating in moderately intense exercise three times a week during the second and third trimester of pregnancy drastically reduces the risk of delivering a high birth-weight newborn.

2013-07-02 10:59:58

Most electronic games are no better than watching TV in terms of the body movement and energy expenditure involved.

All You Need Is 12 Minutes A Week To Fix Physique
2013-05-30 16:47:38

Feeling a bit lazy lately and unprepared to show off that body this swimsuit season? Well a new study suggest that just doing something is better than nothing at all.

Schools Should Be Doing More To Get Students Physically Active
2013-05-23 14:12:48

Public schools who feel the pressure to perform academically at a level to hit certain testing targets are often tempted to shift their focus from extracurricular activities to the core subjects.

2013-05-20 23:04:59

The ten (10) stations included in ParknPool’s new line of fitness equipment are designed to provide several levels of challenging activities for older children and adults.

2013-05-17 11:23:46

Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.


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