Exercise has a negative connotation so let’s think positive and call it activity, which is so much more pleasant. Incorporating even small amounts of activity into your life can have big rewards for your overall well-being.
We all know that exercise is important. Nike has told us for years to Just Do It. The American Heart Association recommends adults do at least 30 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic activity daily for at least five days a week.
There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is characterized by excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body and that in an adult is typically indicated by a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
May is a busy month indeed with all the spring activities, graduations and Mother’s Day. It is also Women’s Health Month which puts a spotlight on the important things women need to do to stay healthy.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers found that inactivity rather than overeating could be driving the surge in Americans’ obesity. Pouring through national health survey results from 1988 through 2010, the researchers found huge increases in both obesity and inactivity, but not in the overall number of calories consumed. Data was analyzed from the National …
Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first week or two are the easiest because that is when you lose the most weight.
In case you live under a rock, here’s a friendly heads up that it’s “game on” for hoops fans. Yep, better start filling in your bracket and coughing up a buck or two for the office pool.