Category: Excercise

Tips to Lose Belly Fat

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tips to Lose Belly Fat

Get Fit: Real Fitness Information You Can Trust The American Council on Exercise® (ACE®) Fitness Tips from the American Council on Exercise® June 23, 2011 Tips to Lose Belly Fat By Ken Alan Source of Information: http://www.everydayhealth.com/blog/american-council-on-exercise/tips-to-lose-belly-fat/?xid=nl_EverydayHealthHealthyAging_20120119 The desire and need to lose belly fat is not just a matter of vanity, but also a [...]

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High Cholesterol Risk Factors: Those You Can Change

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

 Approximately one in six adults — 16.3 percent of the U.S. population — has high total cholesterol, defined as 240 mg/dL and above. The average cholesterol level for American adults is 200 mg/dL, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With so many people susceptible to developing high cholesterol, it’s crucial to [...]

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How to Reduce High Cholesterol With Exercise

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The right exercise regimen can help you reduce high cholesterol, lose weight, and improve heart health. By Diana Rodriguez Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH    If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol there are several steps you can take to get your cholesterol levels to a healthier range. Your doctor may [...]

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Exercising With COPD

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments
Exercising With COPD

Get tips on the best ways to stay active safely when you have COPD. By Krisha McCoy, MS Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD Exercise is an important component of a treatment plan for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). If you have COPD, regular exercise can improve the way your body uses oxygen, increase your [...]

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Top Exercises to Lower Your Cholesterol

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

You don’t need to run a marathon to reap the cholesterol-lowering benefits of exercise. Try these enjoyable fitness activities that help battle high cholesterol. By Susan L. Sullivan Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death among men and women in the [...]

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Why Yoga is Powerful “Medecine” for your Heart

| November 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve long-known the stretching and breath work of yoga is good for your heart. But new findings from the University of Kansas show just how beneficial yoga is for heart health. What they found is that just three yoga classes a week can cut episodes of atrial fibrillation (A-Fib)—by half! This is huge news since these [...]

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The Benefits of Yoga for the Elderly

| August 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Written By: Michelle Bayno, BA, BSW Studies have shown, as we age, we tend to be less active. We become more prone to illness, which can lead to inactivity. It can become a vicious cycle. This article is a guideline only, and not intended to replace your doctor’s recommendations. Always consult with your doctor before [...]

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Seniors and Fitness

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Written By:Michelle Bayno BSW, BA According to the National Institute on Aging, regular exercise can prevent or delay diabetes, and heart trouble.  Committing to a regular exercise routine can also decrease arthritis pain, anxiety, and depression. Best of all, exercise can help you remain independent for a longer period of time. Find an exercise buddy [...]

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