Category Archives: Fitness and Weight Management

Fitness and weight management for adults

Have You Thought About Your New Year’s Resolutions Lately?

Chances are that you created at least one New Year’s resolution.  Did you vow to maintain weight management/lose weight, get fit, eat a healthier diet or improve your athletic training?  …

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Can Exercise Really Improve Kids’ Health?

Can exercise really improve kids’ health? Yes!  As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and …

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Osteoporosis Affects Men Too

Although women are at greater risk, men can get osteoporosis as their bone and joint health decreases with age. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation: Up to one in four …

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Are Americans Happy With Their Weight?

Although weight gain has continued among U.S. adults, fewer report trying to lose weight, according to a study appearing in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Socially acceptable body weight is …

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Hormone Released During Exercise May Strengthen Bones

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin — a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise — in bone tissue in mice. In addition, systemic administration …

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Are You a Senior? Need a Brain Boost? Exercise

Beginning or maintaining a fitness for seniors program can be a challenge. You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health problems or concerns about injuries or falls. Or, if you’ve …

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Today is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month.  So, in honor of Valentine’s Day, celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking: Don’t smoke or use tobacco. This …

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