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
6 ways exercise helps your heart stay healthy So, neither does the heart have to work hard to pump blood, nor will it increase your blood pressure (the force exerted by the blood on the walls of the arteries). This prevents hypertension, another risk factor for heart disease. 09/17/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Link
Exercise Routine Must Change. Cardiovascular training involves any number of activities that increase your heart rate to its target range. The rewards include a stronger heart, lower resting blood pressure, and improved mental function. Strength training is usually done with free ... 09/17/2014 - 3:22 am | View Link
Exercise Keeps BP Steady Despite Age while SBP tended to increase over all age periods. Multivariate analysis revealed that average SBP increased by 0.30 mmHg (95% CI 0.29-0.31) with 1-year age increment after adjusting for body fat percent, fitness, resting heart rate, glucose level ... 09/16/2014 - 6:35 am | View Link
Understanding Your Horse's 'Engine' During Exercise A resting horse's HR is generally around 30 to 40 beats per minute, or BPM, Firshman said; during exercise horses' heart rates can increase to anywhere from 150 to more than 250 BPM, depending on the exercise intensity. Veterinarians and owners can measure ... 09/9/2014 - 9:00 pm | 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 - 5:22 pm | View Link
10 Minutes of Exercise Yields Hour-Long Effects Learn how to properly perform peak fitness exercises to increase your growth hormone levels. 09/23/2014 - 3:43 am | 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. 09/23/2014 - 2:45 am | View Website
Exercise, Strength and Cardio Advice from About.com Exercise help and tips to help you lose weight and improve health, including ab workouts, stretching routines, workouts for beginners, and more. 09/23/2014 - 1:12 am | View Website
Peak Fitness Exercise Benefits | Phil Campbell Interview Phil Campbell talks about the benefits of Peak Fitness exercises and how they boost your human growth hormone production. 09/22/2014 - 7:50 pm | View Website
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. 09/22/2014 - 7:29 pm | View Website
If you’re reading this in your office or on the train, take a second to look around you. About 1-in-10 of the people you see are horrible human beings who think it’s okay to use their phones during a movie. And if you’re reading this at the movie theater, there’s a good chance you’re one of these people.
This is according to a survey about appropriate cellphone use from The Street, which found that 9% of Americans are perfectly fine with texting, Tweeting, or gabbing away in a movie theater while the movie is playing.
You might argue that this is a small number of people, but let’s consider the math.
You might be forgiven for assuming that LEGOs are just child’s play. Forgiven, that is, until you see this stunning kitchen renovation. Parisian designers Simon Pillard and Philippe Rosetti created a kitchen using over 20,000 LEGO pieces in all shapes, sizes and colors, and they’ve named it the Munchausen LEGO Kitchen.
An animal-rights group wants an Indiana man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and eating part of her body to receive a vegan diet while he is in custody, saying it could help protect jail staff, a spokesman said on Monday.