Tag Archives: physical fitness

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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The Importance of Exercise for Children and Adults with Special Needs

EVERYONE can benefit from the release of excess energy, burning unwanted calories and the pure enjoyment of physical activities.  This also includes children and adults with special needs.  People with …

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Repeated Dieting Leads to Weight GAIN

New research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the …

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Does America Have the Fittest Kids? No

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently released a study concerning the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across 50 countries.  The international research team was co-led by the …

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Do You Practice “Rational Fitness”?

It’s a shame that many people trying to improve their weight management feel that exercise is a necessary evil that cannot be enjoyed – no matter the benefits for cognitive …

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PE Class is Critical for the Future Health of Our Girls

A long-term study carried out in four Swedish schools evaluated whether extra physical education classes would have an impact on bone parameters in growing children. The seven-year study specifically measured …

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Less than 1% of Life Spent On Fitness

Do you spend your leisure time in front of your computer, iPhone or television? Probably, according to a new, global study by Reebok, which investigated “how humans spend their time …

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Looking for the Fountain of Youth? Exercise

Are you looking for the fountain of youth before summertime temperatures rise? Beach season is almost upon us and summer vacation is right around the corner. Is bikini weather your …

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