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Which Exercise is Best for Weight Loss?

Which Exercise is Best for Weight Loss?

Deciding which exercise is best for weight loss can be a dilemma for anyone who doesn’t already play a sport or exercise regularly. The very fact that we may be hunting for an answer to that question acknowledges that we want to accomplish our weight loss goal as quickly as

9. Exercise Resources

Your Exercise Toolbox
With a little searching, you probably can find many physical activity experts and community resources to help you on your fitness journey. Whether it’s an exercise class to inspire you or a personal trainer to give you one-on-one instruction, there are a lot of options. Community fitness programs,

Take Prediabetes Seriously to Prevent Major Health Problems Later

Don’t be misled by the “pre” in prediabetes—even though the condition is not yet full-blown diabetes, it’s likely to become so if you ignore it.
Prediabetes and diabetes occur because you have too much glucose (sugar) in your blood. Insulin, a hormone produced by your pancreas, helps transport glucose from your

Signs of A Heart Attack

A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction (“myo” means muscle; “cardial” stands for heart), occurs when oxygen-rich blood is blocked from reaching the heart. Most heart attacks are the result of coronary artery disease, which is a build of waxy plaque in the arteries. This plaque can build up

A Failing Heart: Interventions and Preventions

Heart failure occurs when the heart can no longer pump out enough blood to supply what the body needs. The result is fatigue, shortness of breath, and fluid retention—all classic signs of heart failure. Many people don’t realize that heart failure is not actually a disease, rather it’s the result

Strong Core Muscles = Better Balance

Almost every movement we make involves core muscles. When we stand, walk, bend, turn, twist, reach, or simply sit in a chair, our core muscles support and stabilize us. Or they should.

If not, almost every movement becomes more difficult and less efficient. The weakness is often reflected in our posture—slouching

Strengthen Your Heart with Exercise

“Aerobic exercise is the most beneficial for the cardiovascular system and will result in a stronger, healthier heart. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week, or five 30-minute sessions,” says Pamela Geisel, MS, CSCS, a performance specialist at the Tisch Sports Performance Center

Strong Triceps Improve the Look and Function of Your Upper Arms

As women get older, they often feel self-conscious about droopy, flabby upper arms and want to know what to do about them. “That flabbiness depends, at least in part, on where your body deposits fat,” says Jason Machowsky, RD, CSSD, RCEP, CSCS, Exercise Physiologist and Sports Dietitian at the Weill

Choose the Right Exercises to Increase Bone Strength

Bone fractures and osteoporosis can happen to anyone, but the risks increase if you are one or more of the following: female, Caucasian, postmenopausal, older, small in stature, getting insufficient calcium and/or vitamin D, and physically inactive.

You can’t do anything about gender, ethnicity, age, or body frame, but you can

Ask the Doctors: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation; PPI and Heart Attack Risk

Ask the Doctors: Tricuspid valve regurgitation
Q. I’m 89 and have moderately severe (3+) tricuspid valve regurgitation. But I enjoy a good quality of life. I have always exercised, but I’m wondering if that’s still safe, given the valve regurgitation and the higher heart rate that comes with exercise. My cardiologist

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