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2014-10-24 08:25:26

Even a modest increase in Canadians' movement would substantially reduce premature deaths, diminish prevalence of chronic diseases and boost economic growth OTTAWA, Oct.

childs play
2014-09-22 03:00:59

While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself.

One Hour Of Moderate Exercise A Day Could Decrease Risk Of Heart Failure
2014-09-03 03:21:10

researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent.

Teachers Play Key Role In 'Be Active Kids' Program To Fight Childhood Obesity
2014-08-15 03:15:50

An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity.

exercise limits for heart attack survivors
2014-08-13 07:56:00

Exercise is good for the body and mind, but is there such a thing as too much exercise? According to a new study, published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the answer is yes, in certain cases.

obesity and exercise
2014-07-29 03:30:00

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that both higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of sitting in leisure time may be required to substantially reduce the risk of obesity.

jogging for life
2014-07-29 05:55:57

Running can significantly reduce a person’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, but you don’t have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday’s edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

2014-07-23 23:06:59

Sarasota, Fla.-based FCCI Insurance Group is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite.

2014-07-17 23:01:51

Dr. Sherrita Bhagan-Bruno of ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley Offers Exercise Tips for Your Heart and Your Well-Being Suffern, N.Y.

Prolonged Sitting Removes The Beneficial Effects Exercise Has On Cardiovascular Health
2014-07-08 06:10:12

As we have become a more technological society, we have also become a more sedentary society. We already know that this is one of the major causes of obesity, but it affects our bodies in many other ways.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.