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2014-01-09 23:00:48

Alexian Village warns that older adults are at a high risk for falls, and encourages all to take a pledge not to fall. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 How about a New Year’s resolution that is not only doable but beneficial to your overall health? The staff of Milwaukee senior living community, Alexian Village wants you to promise yourself that you will not fall and then ensure that it comes true. Statistics tell the story: adults who fall aged 65 and older is 1 in 3, 20-30% of those falls can...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-07 08:30:31

Sports RD Dave Ellis Offers Men Advice for Health and Fitness Success in 2014 PARK RIDGE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, 48 percent of men who make a resolution for the New Year do not follow through on it.(i) In partnership with the American Egg Board, Dave Ellis, registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist, provides his top-five tips for men who are ready to accept the challenge of becoming stronger and healthier in 2014. 1. Make Fitness...

Play High School Sports Stay Healthy Later
2013-12-30 13:42:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young men who want to avoid going to the doctor later in life should take up a high school sport, according to a new study published earlier this month in the journal BMC Public Health. In the study, a team of Swiss and American researchers found that men who played varsity high school sports were more likely to be active into their late 70s and less likely to have to visit their doctors. Although the study only considered male World...

Exceeding Physical Activity Guidelines Has Health Benefits
2013-12-27 04:13:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who meet or exceed American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations for physical activity are less likely to die prematurely than those who walk less than guidelines suggest, according to new research appearing in the journal PLoS ONE. According to study author Paul T. Williams of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), there are “substantial health benefits” to exceeding the cardiovascular health...

2013-12-24 23:01:42

Program includes affirmations and yoga poses, Indian Fusion, indigenous belly dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from anxiety to calm the mind and rejuvenate the spirit. If someone is suffering from a condition known as Generalized Anxiety and there are concerns about taking addictive medications, there are alternatives. Anxiety symptoms may include sleep disturbances, muscle...

2013-12-23 23:03:10

The review by Go and Get Healthy has detailed information about the Old School New Body program. Customers can go to the website to read more http://www.goandgethealthy.com. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Old School New Body program was developed by Becky and Steve Holman. This weight loss program teaches people how to lose weight and look years younger. Steve developed this program based on scientific research, and his years of experience as the editor-in-chief for...

2013-12-18 23:04:25

Nonprofit Heart Wellness Program examines the benefits of anaerobic exercise. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Body For The Ages Nonprofit announces, with the launch of their new website, that anaerobic weight-resistance training is superior to aerobic exercise, such as riding a stationary bike, jogging, or walking. Info found at Body For The Ages Nonprofit’s website, BodyForTheAges.Org, includes the following: The controlled variation of the intensity in weight-resistance training yields...

Christmas Binging Can Be Harmful To Your Health, Exercise Can Lesson Effects
2013-12-16 04:46:49

[ Watch the Video: If You're Binging At Christmas, Get Plenty Of Exercise ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in The Journal of Physiology say that exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects that take place after Christmas binge eating. Previous studies have shown that even a few days of eating more calories than you burn can cause detrimental health impacts, making the holidays a tough time for the tummy. However, this new study...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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