Latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Stories
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.
A new research review has found that regular exercise can be just as effective as heart medications.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).