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
‘Healthy diet, exercise key in reducing chances of stroke’ Unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, diabetes and obesity are significant reasons that may increase chances of heart diseases, according to experts. “Hypertension is another most important risk factor of stroke worldwide including Oman,” said Dr Ammar ... 02/20/2017 - 4:02 pm | View Link
What’s Making Teens Obese? Hint: It’s Not the Lack of Exercise In 1993, for example, 66 percent of teens got enough short bursts of vigorous exercise — 20 minutes of running, biking or other heart-pumping activity at ... because it has been widely believed that an increase in TV time is one of the causes of obesity. 02/19/2017 - 10:09 pm | View Link
Why Does Heart Rate Increase During Exercise? Your body is an incredibly efficient machine that constantly adapts its outputs to match the requirements of its environment. Placing your body under stress, whether psychological or physiological, will naturally cause an upswing in nutrient delivery and ... 02/14/2017 - 12:56 pm | View Link
Why Does Heart Rate Increase During Exercise? If you have ever exercised in your life, are an athlete, or visit the gym daily, then you would have noticed your heart rate increasing while you exercise. Even when you stop your exercise, the heart rate doesn’t return to normal immediately. Some may be ... 02/14/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
Is Your Exercise Routine Too Little Or Too Much? Now when you exercise at the right pace, our heart rate and breathing rate increase and typically one starts sweating. Low intensity exercises, for example, walking at less than 3 km per hour- would not typically cause much discomfort in most people. 02/13/2017 - 10:19 pm | View Link
Can You Exercise the Heart? Health101.org presents Exercise for the Heart? By Brian Murray, M.Ed. Will exercise make your heart strong and healthy? Simple observation and a medical ... 02/15/2017 - 3:10 am | View Website
Aerobic Exercise Aerobic exercise is sometimes known as "cardio"- exercise that requires pumping of oxygenated blood by the heart to deliver oxygen to working muscles. 02/14/2017 - 4:26 pm | View Website
Fitness | LIVESTRONG.COM Improve your health, lifestyle, diet & nutrition with Fitness news, facts, tips, & other information. Educate yourself about Fitness & help yourself and... 02/14/2017 - 4:44 am | View Website
Exercise test Exercise testing elicits the body's reaction to measured increases in acute exercise.The changes in heart rate,blood pressure ... 02/13/2017 - 6:12 am | View Website
How to Prevent a Heart Attack: Vitamins, Exercise, Diet Tips Learn how to prevent a heart attack with exercise, vitamins and tips on a healthier diet. Folic acid, B vitamins, homocysteine, antioxidants, and exercise can lower ... 02/13/2017 - 3:27 am | View Website
The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity, the White House said Wednesday.
More than 100 women flocked to the Twin Cities tattoo shop Brass Knuckle on Tuesday to get the words "nevertheless, she persisted" inked permanently on their bodies, Star Tribune reports. The quote has become something of a rallying cry for liberal women after it was used by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to silence Sen.