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
The Hormones You Release During Exercise Many health issues—including cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s—are associated ... Participants registered a 41.4 percent increase in testosterone when they exercised on a bike then performed a weight-lifting routine of bench presses, squats ... 01/24/2015 - 5:26 pm | View Link
KEEPING FIT: Exercise brings more benefits than just weight loss With more and larger vessels you can increase the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your muscles, and to your heart. Blood becomes a better oxygen transporter: With endurance exercise your blood volume increases and the number of oxygen-carrying red blood cells ... 01/24/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
Too Much Sitting Is Killing You (Even If You Exercise) Sitting for too long was tied to a 91 percent increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, and about a 13 and 14 percent increase in the risk of being diagnosed with cancer or heart problems during the studies, respectively. Among studies that looked at ... 01/21/2015 - 9:09 am | View Link
Too much sitting could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of exercise Too much sitting increases the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, regardless of how much a person exercises, according to new research. The study, a systematic literature review published in Annals of Internal Medicine, aims to answer some ... 01/20/2015 - 4:01 am | View Link
Despite Exercise Schedule, Sitting for Long Periods Increase Risk of Disease and Death Higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and death is associated with the amount of time a person sits during the day, regardless of regular exercise, reveals a review study published Monday, in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "More than one half of ... 01/20/2015 - 2:42 am | View Link
Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity. You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life ... 01/23/2015 - 1:08 am | View Website
Exercise and Physical Fitness: MedlinePlus Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help Control your weight Lower your risk of heart disease Lower your ... 01/22/2015 - 10:38 pm | 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. 01/22/2015 - 9:52 am | View Website
Heart rate Heart rate, or heart pulse, is the speed of the heartbeat measured by the number of poundings of the heart per unit of time — typically beats per minute (bpm). 01/22/2015 - 3:47 am | View Website
Fitness & Exercise Running, walking, gardening – it’s all good. Regardless of what you do, regular exercise and physical activity is the path to health and well-being. Exercise ... 01/21/2015 - 3:26 am | View Website
One of New York’s most celebrated restaurants is back and better than ever.
I thought it could never be done. It was a sentiment shared by pretty much everyone after The River Café in Brooklyn took a devastating hit from Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Overview: The debut of the Park Hyatt New York in August was widely regarded as one of the most important hotel openings in America in years. Although based in Chicago, the top tier of the Hyatt Hotels portfolio has been slow to establish a presence
Reliable, longtime volunteers, who were shaped by the Great Depression and WWII, are dying or getting too old to do the work. Baby boomers aren’t stepping in to fill their shoes — at least not in the same way.
Over the years, pop culture has produced some incredibly recognizable vehicles. Whether it’s movies, TV shows, or commercials, vehicles are often just as recognizable than the people driving them. Scooby Doo, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Trek, and so many other pop culture phenomenon have produced iconic cars, vans, and spacecraft.