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THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are physically fit in middle age have a lower risk of developing and dying from certain cancers, new research indicates.
"Fitness is a huge predictor of [cancer] risk," said Dr. Susan Lakoski, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who follow the ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure -- also known as hypertension.
"This study confirms many people's feelings that exercise may be useful in...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- When a health insurer told obese people they could either pay 20 percent more for coverage or start exercising, most of them decided to get active, according to a new study.
More than 6,500 obese people insured by Blue Care Network enrolled in a pedom...Full Article
MONDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping up a leisure-time physical activity regimen for a decade or more could help middle-aged adults improve their heart health, researchers report.
Over time, routine activities -- such as brisk walking, biking, or even doing housework or gardening v...Full Article
The generalized magic equation for weight loss is daily energy expenditure being greater than caloric intake. However, if you are living off of veggies and lean protein, exercising 4 hours a day, and still not dropping pounds, you may want to consider your sleep patterns and stress levels.
How in control of your body are you?
A great way to test this is by practicing standing on one leg for balance, and holding a plank for core.
Standing on one leg: Start by standing on your right leg, with your left leg hovering an inch or two off the ground. Extend your left leg forward slowly, pause,
If you're not losing weight your body may have hit a plateau because you are doing the same routine. One way to lose more weight is through cardio interval training (for example, jogging at a moderate pace for 5 minutes, then increasing speed and incline for 1 minute and alternating between the two).... Full Post
In order to lose weight, you need to have a negative energy balance (expend more than what you consume). In order to lose fat you need to incorporate resistance training to change body composition so that there is a greater percentage of lean body mass to fat. The most ideal exercise program for... Full Post