Quantcast

Latest Physical exercise Stories

inactivity and electronics bad for kids
2014-05-20 12:57:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Young children are often encouraged to pursue activities besides watching TV and playing with electronic devices, and a new report has found that sedentary children can exhibit increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease as young as 6 to 8 years old. Published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, the new report is based on the Finland-based Physical Activity and Nutrition in...

2014-05-20 11:09:05

The JAMA Network Journals Increased physical activity among women who had gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can lower the risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). GDM is a common pregnancy complication, defined as glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. T2DM is an escalating worldwide epidemic and preventing the disease is a global health priority. About one-third of women of reproductive age with T2DM have a history of GDM, so a diagnosis...

2014-05-19 23:12:18

With the recent release of fourteen (14) new one minute workplace wellness exercise videos, CoreFitnessByJana's "Got A Minute For Your Health" program now includes over 25 in office fitness routines. The 'Got A Minute" collection was designed to provide an actionable fitness solution for corporate wellness programs to combat the effects of prolonged sitting and improve the health of employees. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 CoreFitnessByJana just released...

2014-05-16 23:10:46

New research to expand on recent science that found path to Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia may be slowed by increased physical activity (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Brain Research Foundation today announced that it has launched a major research initiative to support and fund new science that explores the relationship between cognitive decline and exercise. The initiative will include a multi-year research effort that will expand as science and funding dictate. In addition, an education...

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...

Heart Disease Risk For Inactive Women After Age 30
2014-05-10 05:24:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of physical activity is the single largest cause of heart disease in women over the age of 30 – trumping even obesity, smoking and high blood pressure, according to research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In fact, according to Sophie Borland of the Daily Mail, the authors of the study found that inactive women in their thirties or older were nearly 50 percent more likely to develop...

2014-05-09 19:52:38

European Society of Cardiology Cardiac benefits comparable in those who began endurance exercise at an earlier or later stage in life A study of healthy senior men has found that "relatively intensive" endurance exercise confers benefits on the heart irrespective of the age at which they began training. The benefits were evident and comparable in those who had started training before the age of 30 or after the age of 40. As a result, said the investigators, 40 is not too old to start...

2014-05-09 13:50:17

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) indicates that brief bursts of intense exercise before meals (termed exercise 'snacking' by the study authors) helps control blood sugar in people with insulin resistance more effectively than one daily 30-minute session of moderate exercise. The research was conducted by exercise science and medicine researchers, including Monique Francois and Associate Professor James...

2014-05-07 12:30:06

EDMONTON, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Oliver Primary Care Network has introduced Alberta's only no-cost fitness program that allows people to exercise side-by-side with a family physician and an exercise specialist. MOVE is a free fitness program with sessions held every Wednesday, year round, at Hawrelak Park. The program is customized each week, depending on the fitness level of those attending. The walk component includes hills, trails and stairs and is followed by strength and...

2014-05-06 15:03:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Maintaining or boosting your physical activity after age 65 can improve your heart's electrical well-being and lower your risk of heart attack, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In heart monitor recordings taken over five years, researchers found that people who walked more and faster and had more physically active leisure time had fewer irregular heart rhythms and greater heart rate...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related