Exercise

Tread Lightly!’s Tips for Responsible Camping

TOP WAYS TO MINIMIZE IMPACT WHEN CAMPING IN THE OUTDOORS Tread Lightly!’s Tips for Responsible Camping TOP WAYS TO MINIMIZE IMPACT WHEN CAMPING IN THE OUTDOORS Whenever possible, use existing campsites. Camp on durable surfaces and place tents on a non-vegetated area. Do not dig trenches around tents. Camp a least 200 feet from water, …

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Excercise for Body AND Mind

Finally, SPRING! The weather is better..get out and walk! Studies evaluate the association between physical activity and lower rates of cognitive impairment JAMA and Archives Journals Engaging in regular physical activity is associated with less decline in cognitive function in older adults, according to two studies published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one …

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Excercise and Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular exercise could help prevent brain damage associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Exercise may help prevent brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s disease! New York, NY, August 15, 2011 ? Regular exercise could help prevent brain damage associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, according to research published this month in Elsevier’s journal Brain, Behavior, and …

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Even Short Walks Protect Against Diabetes

Health experts explore inexpensive preventive strategies that may help to prevent the development of type-2 diabetes Short Walks Protect Against Diabetes With an estimated 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes but showing no signs, health experts explore inexpensive preventive strategies that may help to prevent the development of type-2 diabetes. High post-meal blood sugar is a …

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Big Health Gains from Small Steps

Don’t be overwhelmed by excercise programs… Big Health Gains from Small Steps An active lifestyle approach, as compared to structured exercise, may be just as beneficial in improving health outcomes, including preventing metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Paul Loprinzi, from Oregon State University (Oregon, USA), and colleagues analyzed data collected on 6,321 …

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Physical Activity and Cognitive Function

Fitness is good for the body AND MIND! Studies evaluate the association between physical activity and lower rates of cognitive impairment Engaging in regular physical activity is associated with less decline in cognitive function in older adults, according to two studies published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The …

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