Mobility & Fitness

Mobility & Fitness

Exercise Can Benefit People with Asthma

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The belief that exercise is bad, even dangerous, for asthma patients is a long-standing misconception. Nine-teen million Americans have asthma, and too many of them needlessly avoid exercise.

In most cases, exercise is not harmful, and evidence shows that exercise programs can provide valuable benefits to people who have asthma. The  … Read More

Exercise is Key for Long-Term Health

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Exercise is the one lifestyle change that seems to benefit almost any condition, physical or mental. And it’s never too late to start, or to refresh your exercise regimen.

We know that vigorous cardio exercise helps prevent heart attacks and strokes, and improves cognition and balance. It also lowers body fat  … Read More

Editor’s Note: Exercise: The No. 1 Prescription

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If you want to improve your overall health and reduce your risk of chronic disease, get moving and keep moving. Exercise is the only recommendation I make to every single patient, without exception.

Physical activity benefits cardiovascular health by reducing blood pressure and increasing HDL (“good”) cholesterol levels. Getting regular exercise  … Read More

Do Short Workouts Work?

Lack of time is among the top excuses for not exercising. Well, that excuse may not hold up now that research is showing that short bursts of exercise can indeed be beneficial. Some findings suggest that as little as 30 minutes a week can provide health benefits. Getting started the  … Read More

Get Your Golf Swing Ready

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If you’re a golfer and you’ve been waiting for winter weather to end so you can get out on the links, it’s time to get your body in shape so it’s ready for those long drives. Your entire body is involved in your swing, so there are several areas you  … Read More



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