A busy executive. A truck driver. An accountant. A computer programmer. Four seemingly different occupations, yet they do have one thing in common: For the most part, they entail hours of sitting at a desk or behind the wheel of a vehicle. If you’re retiring after working the last 30
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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,
Taking the First Steps
If you’re ready to get more active, start by thinking about what sounds like fun. Remember when you were a kid and it was fun to play hopscotch, jump rope, or ride your bicycle with your neighborhood friends? Most likely you didn’t think about the fact that
The HIIT movement (high-intensity interval training) has been gaining popularity among elite athletes and serious, younger, well-conditioned exercisers for several years. Now a scaled-back version may be ready for wider use among older, less fit, and overweight individuals, as well as those with certain health issues.
The science behind HIIT is
A multi-mode exercise routine that includes resistance training, interval sprints, stretching (including yoga or Pilates), and endurance training, combined with consuming moderate amounts of protein throughout your day, has multiple health benefits, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Applied Physiology May 16, 2013. The results will
Medications, injections, supplements, surgery. They’re helpful treatments that have provided pain relief and improved function for millions of arthritis patients.
But perhaps nothing can do as much for your joints, and possible rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis symptoms as the things you can do yourself—namely, exercise and weight management.
Getting in Shape
Much research links cognitive decline with factors such as heart health and fitness. When it comes to meeting recommended physical activity goals, you aren’t restricted to formal exercise sessions: everything you do contributes to your goal. But how can you monitor what you’re doing? Modern fitness trackers are the answer,
New Free Download – The 9 Top Health Tips of All Time: How to Implement the Health Choices that Matter Most
There is a lot of advice out there on how to be healthy. But when you strip away the media headlines, the best-selling books, and the biased studies, you’ll find a solid core of the most important health tips: nine of them.