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2014-04-30 11:48:46

And more time spent in light intensity physical activity may ward off disability Low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years, while greater time spent in light intensity physical activity each day is linked to a reduced risk of developing disability in adults with or at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, suggest two papers...

2014-04-25 23:05:42

Narconon Freedom Center drug rehab program kicks off their annual campaign for National Physical Fitness and Sports month in May. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 May is National Physical Fitness Month, a time for the whole country to recognize the vital role exercise and sports play in staying healthy. It’s a time for educating ourselves and others on physical fitness, and it’s also a time to look at where are communities can improve. In honor of National Physical Fitness Month, Narconon...

2014-04-24 23:14:18

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP examines recent research demonstrating that while prolonged sitting can lead to an early death, increased standing can improve one’s health. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Everyone knows that being a coach potato is unhealthy. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that recent research has shown that prolonged sitting can be deadly, while increasing one’s time standing can have beneficial...

Exercise Keeps Hippocampus Healthy In People At Risk For Alzheimer's Disease
2014-04-23 15:09:22

University of Maryland Maintaining hippocampus volume is key to delaying cognitive decline and onset of dementia symptoms in those with genetic risk for Alzheimer's A study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows that moderate physical activity may protect brain health and stave off shrinkage of the hippocampus– the brain region responsible for memory and spatial orientation that is attacked first in Alzheimer's disease. Dr. J. Carson Smith, a kinesiology...

2014-04-21 23:07:30

Narconon Arrowhead kicks off new health and wellness campaign in honor of National Fitness and Sports Month in May. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In the United States, every May is National Fitness and Sports Month. This is a nation-wide observance of the importance of physical fitness and a reminder of the ways that physical fitness can be accomplished. In our busy lives, we often don’t give exercise the importance that it deserves. Exercise, however, keeps our bodies fit and can...

2014-04-16 23:12:46

Inner Strength Pilates this week reveals a new and simple exercise for strengthening and toning the butt. The exercise is also set to benefit those with weak knees or who struggle with knee pain in general. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 MD and coach of leading Australian Pilates site Inner Strength Pilates this week reveals a new and simple exercise for strengthening and toning the butt. The exercise will also benefit those with weak knees or who struggle with knee pain in general. In order to...

2014-04-14 23:11:08

Everyday activities can improve brain fitness. Ace Medical Group doctor provides spring brain exercises. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Everyone needs to realize how we are giving up brain activity by giving up everyday tasks," says Dr. Grewal, an Internal medicine physician and author of the book 'Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways,' a rare satirical on brain health. There are easy and routine ways of exercising one's brain. Here are some ways a...

2014-04-11 14:48:44

A new University of Melbourne study has found that women who take iron supplements, experience a marked improvement in their exercise performance. Published in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers undertook a systematic review and analysis of the effect of iron supplementation to the exercise performance of women in child-bearing years. Lead researcher, Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health found that iron supplementation improved women’s...

Memory Area Of Brain In Older Women Boosted With Regular Aerobic Exercise
2014-04-11 08:42:55

BMJ-British Medical Journal Twice weekly routine may help to slow down advance of dementia, say researchers Regular aerobic exercise seems to boost the size of the area of the brain (hippocampus) involved in verbal memory and learning among women whose intellectual capacity has been affected by age, indicates a small study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The hippocampus has become a focus of interest in dementia research because it is the area of the brain...

2014-04-09 23:28:16

Instagram "Short Form" videos help potential Optimum Nutrition athletes go viral. Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Spearheaded by LiveFitter, the marketing firm behind the Optimum Nutrition Asia, the Fitter U campaign aims to create and empower fitness key opinion leaders for the brand. The male and female winners of the campaign will each receive a $10,000 Optimum Nutrition Contract. Throughout the Fitter U campaign, over 200 participants were provided the tools to...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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