Category: healthy active lifestyles

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 20th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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Fight Childhood Obesity by Encouraging Your Child to Strength Train

March 10th, 2020

Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises — such as squats, push-ups and lunges — could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests. Taking part in exercises that cause muscles to contract, and strengthen muscles and bones, was found to reduce children’s body fat percentage.  The findings also suggests an increase in

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Fight Childhood Obesity by Encouraging Your Child to Strength Train

February 24th, 2020

Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises — such as squats, push-ups and lunges — could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests. Taking part in exercises that cause muscles to contract, and strengthen muscles and bones, was found to reduce children’s body fat percentage.  The findings also suggests an increase in

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Weight-Gain

Becoming an Adult and a Mother Lead to Weight Gain

February 17th, 2020

Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, conclude two reviews published today and led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Writing in Obesity Reviews, researchers from the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) at

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Healthy Living for Older Adults: Tips and Resources

January 15th, 2020

For many seniors, it can be a challenge to change their eating habits, exercise safely, and maintain social activities, and these lifestyle changes can take time to get used to.

Weight-Gain

Are You Gaining Weight No Matter What You Do? It Could be the Aging Process

November 25th, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself why you are gaining weight even though you are not eating more fatty foods and are exercising the same amount? It could be the normal aging process. New research in the journal, Nature Medicine, outlines that Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered that Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during aging and

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Young Adult Colon Cancer is on the Rise

March 19th, 2019

Eat Heart Healthy This Holiday Season

November 20th, 2018

Back-to-School Fitness for Moms

August 28th, 2018

Stand Up for Your Health

January 23rd, 2018