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2014-02-26 23:03:09

Physical exercise proves essential for better cognitive function in children. eReflect urges teachers and parents to pay heed to this new finding that reveals exercise directly affects cognitive function and learning. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 eReflect urges parents and teachers to seriously consider increasing physical exercise for young students to improve their acquisition of new knowledge. According to a recent scientific study by University of Dundee researchers,...

Prolonged Sitting Doubles Risk Of Disability For Senior Citizens
2014-02-20 12:48:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new Northwestern Medicine study, every additional day spent sitting for someone 60 years or older doubles their risk of becoming disabled. The study is the first to show how prolonged sitting adds to the risk factor for disability. The findings show that sedentary behavior is almost as strong a risk factor for disability as lack of moderate exercise. According to the researchers, if there are two 65-year-old women,...

2014-02-19 23:28:35

Rise N’ Shine LLC offers two major supplements that have helped turn around people’s sleeping habits and morning routines thus giving them a step up on combating obesity. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Alarming new statistics are showing that more than just food and lack of exercise are contributing to the obesity epidemic that has swept the country. A new publication from the Sleep Foundation shows that sleep is a major factor in obesity rates. According to Richard Simon, MD, a...

Police Work Is Also A Sedentary Profession
2014-02-19 11:39:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team from the University of Iowa has found that even police officers should be concerned of a sedentary lifestyle from sitting most of the day. Researchers measured physical activity in police, which is a career that is looked at by the public as being generally active. The findings revealed that police officers burn as much energy on the job as someone sitting while holding a baby or washing dishes. “We find that police work is...

2014-02-17 16:20:50

Orthopaedic surgeons stress moderation and balance to avoid injury ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to exercise, we all want to achieve quicker results, and with the emergence of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) programs that promise to help us to rapidly reach our fitness goals, many individuals are lining up to participate. Before jumping onto the HIIT fitness bandwagon, orthopaedic surgeons encourage people to approach exercise programs safely....

2014-02-14 12:23:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the theme of sharing your love, Geneia today is calling attention to heart disease and the simple things that everyone can do to protect their heart. According to the American Heart Association, there are a number of practices that everyone can employ to help prevent heart disease, including: -- Sleep: Sleeping too little or too much can increase risk for heart disease. Six to eight hours per...

2014-02-13 23:25:02

The only technique-based online training programs on the market make exercise easier and pain-free, helping users keep a regular fitness program for lifelong heart health. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 ChiRunning® & ChiWalking®, revolutionary movement techniques that blend principles of T’ai Chi with running and walking to make fitness easier, gentler, and more effective, strive to help everyone of all ages and fitness levels achieve lifelong heart health. These...

2014-02-13 10:33:26

Whether lifting weights in a gym or just walking around the block, exercise has many benefits, such as helping people lose weight and build stronger muscles. Some studies suggest that it may reduce the risk of developing cancer and other diseases. Researchers now report in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research that moderate, long-term physical activity appears to improve cardiovascular health in mice by targeting the heart cells' powerhouses — the mitochondria. Eduard Sabidó, head of the...

2014-02-04 23:27:58

Atlanta health and wellness start up is making big advances with its office fitness game. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, the team at FIX has launched the largest, most expansive update yet for UtiliFITTM. UtiliFIT is the office fitness game that uses micro-challenges to get players up and out of their seats throughout the day – helping people lead healthier, more active lives. This update expands UtiliFIT to add diet tracking to the core...

2014-02-04 23:02:40

A new study proves inactivity detrimentally changes the structure of brain cells impacting heart health. TrekDesk treadmill desk offers a potential preventative solution. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 TrekDesk has reported over the years on numerous studies that have shown the positive impact of walking on cognition and overall physical/mental health however a new study available for review in the US National Library of Medicine sheds light on the potential health risks brought...


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