Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
7 Ways to Jumpstart Your Fall Workout - South Bend Tribune ... improve heart function, reduce risk of diseases such as diabetes and cancer and increase ... 6 Tips to Mix Exercise & Travel This Summer 09/2/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Link
One number that tells a much bigger story in the Pacific - United Nations Development Program ... diseases like diabetes and heart disease, and ... Addressing the increase and early onset of non ... healthier eating habits, physical ... 09/2/2014 - 2:53 pm | View Link
5 Tricks To Make Your Workout Feel Easier - Huffington Post ... were more efficient and had a lower heart rate when performing a given exercise, found an ... upon getting out of bed) can increase oxygen flow ... 09/2/2014 - 12:20 pm | View Link
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How physical exercise helps to get students intellectually fit - Globe and Mail ... a short session on the importance of exercise. ... being that whatever gets the heart pumping will ... found to have a “significant” ... 09/2/2014 - 10:21 am | View Link
Exercise to reap the heart-health benefits of wine, study says Dr. Taborsky's "In Vino Veritas" study involved 146 participants who, according to Heart Score, an international risk assessment ... of which Dr. Taborsky says an increase indicates a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, but overall his ... 09/1/2014 - 6:17 am | View Link
Wine only protects your heart if you exercise, says study (So untrusting!) At the end of the study, the researchers measured participants’ HDL levels, as well as factors that increase the risk of heart disease, most notably ‘bad’ or LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol. The result? As a whole ... 09/1/2014 - 12:07 am | View Link
Q: Will hot weather exercise increase heart attack risk? Heart-Healthy Living reports that more heat means more sweat, and if you lose more fluid than can be replaced, you will become dehydrated. That means your heart has to work faster to pump blood through your body. The intense heat of summer can cause all ... 05/19/2014 - 4:52 pm | View Link
Too much exercise can be FATAL: Overdoing it increases risk of a heart attack or a stroke, researchers warn Too much exercise can be bad for your heart, two new studies have warned. Research by German scientists found overdoing high intensity exercise may actually increase the risk of death from a heart attack or stroke in those with existing heart disease. 05/15/2014 - 12:53 pm | View Link
Too Much Exercise Can Increase Risk Of Heart Attack CBS NEWS - Everyone knows exercise is fundamental for good cardiovascular health, but a new and surprising body of research is finding that too much exercise may also increase the risk of death from heart attack or stroke in patients with existing heart ... 05/14/2014 - 10:18 pm | View Link
Aerobic exercise Aerobic exercise and fitness can be contrasted with anaerobic exercise, of which strength training and short-distance running are the most salient examples. 08/29/2014 - 5:45 am | View Website
10 Minutes of Exercise Yields Hour-Long Effects The science of exercise has come a long way over the past decades. We're constantly discovering new information and details about how exercise creates the health ... 08/28/2014 - 10:36 pm | View Website
Simple Ways to Live a Healthy Lifestyle Just adding a little movement to your life can: Reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes ; Improve joint stability ; Increase and improve ... 08/28/2014 - 7:51 pm | View Website
What Happens to Our Brains When We Exercise and How It ... Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and more. 08/28/2014 - 6:32 pm | View Website
About.com Exercise Learn about exercise, how to lose weight and how to get fit and healthy. You'll find weight loss advice, free cardio, strength training, flexibility, yoga and Pilates ... 08/28/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Website
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 7-year-old boy was wounded at a private firing range at his family's property in Northern California while shooting targets with his father and had to be airlifted to a hospital, police said on Tuesday.
Okay, Consumerists, did you get your Halloween cards addressed two weeks ago like marketers wanted you to? Good! Put those aside for the next seven weeks or so, because it’s time for your next occasion that requires cards: Thanksgiving.
“But Consumerist, Thanksgiving isn’t for another three months! I haven’t even bought all of my decorations!” you say.