Are you looking for an easy, fast effective way to exercise? In recent years researchers have found that great benefit can be obtained from short physical workouts. Even as little as 10 minutes of exercise a day can produce results. And for boosting metabolism and benefiting the heart, some research has shown that brief period… Continue reading Short On Time ? mini workouts, maximum results.
Of all exercise programs, brisk walking is one of the easiest and most enjoyable. Walking strengthens the heart and increases blood circulation throughout the body, carrying oxygen and nutrients to the organs. It can also increase the efficiency of the lungs, lower blood pressure, improve blood sugar and cholesterol levels, strengthens legs, and help to… Continue reading Walking
Exercise can enhance memory and thinking skills by improving mood and sleep and reducing stress and anxiety. It encourages the production of chemicals that affect the growth of blood vessels in the brain and the number, survival, and health of new brain cells. “Engaging in a program of regular exercise of moderate intensity over six… Continue reading Exercise Boosts Memory
Physical activities such as walking, biking, gardening, running and yoga were associated with better sleep habits in a new study. However, activities such as household work and childcare were linked to poor sleep habits. Physical activity is well associated with better sleep, but the new study looked as specific types of activities to see how… Continue reading Exercise leads to BETTER SLEEP
“The secret to a longer and healthier life may not be available in pill form, but it may look like a barbell,” says Jennifer Kraschnewski, MD, an advocate of strength training for older adults. She let a new study of more than 30,000 adults ages 65 and older, and determined that lifting weights or doing… Continue reading Longer Life
Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, which appears to offer some protection from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. A new study from the University of Kentucky found higher blood flow to the brain in people who were more physically fit. Source: “Study: Regular Exercise at Any Age Might Stave off Alzheimer’s” University… Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease