Tag Archives: exercise

Benefits of Intermittent Activity

Most of us have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. We’ve also heard of the dangers of sitting too much. Well this research shows the benefits of short, periodic bouts of movement – what I am calling intermittent activity. … Continue reading

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Exercise Timing and Cancer Protection

Clients ask me all the time if there is one time that’s better than another to exercise. For fitness and weight loss my answer is always the same: whenever you will do it is the best time for you. Personally, … Continue reading

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Strong Legs, Long Life

What does lower body strength have to do with brain health and healthy aging? More than you may have realized. One study of 1,280 people, 55 years old or older found leg strength to be one of the biggest predictors … Continue reading

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Longevity: Can You Spare 11 Minutes

I am sure I don’t have to tell you that being active will increase your lifespan and help you stay healthier longer. Sitting too much and being sedentary increases not only your risk of developing disease but also of early … Continue reading

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Exercise: 2 Ways to Promote Longevity

Exercise is important in weight loss and maintenance as well as cardiovascular, brain and overall health. It is also important if one of your goals is to live a long, healthy life. Exercise physiologists have identified two exercise tips that … Continue reading

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Mindset: How is Negativity Bias Shortcircuitig Your Results

Insults, criticism, bad news. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to focus on the negative? We tend to remember traumatic experiences better than positive, joyful ones; we recall insults more readily than praise; we think about negative … Continue reading

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Heart Health and Stretching

It’s easy to understand why exercise is so important for keeping the heart healthy. New research now shows that stretching your legs at least 5 times a week could reduce cardiovascular disease risk. This 12 week study looked at passive … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Best Exercise

According to exercise scientists and cardiologists, regular exercise alters the look and function of the human heart, particularly the left ventricle. This chamber of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs and pumps it out to the rest of … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: How to Change Your Perspective on Exercise

Several weeks ago I did a blog about the health benefits of regular exercise for women over 50. You can access it here. I don’t think too many people would argue that exercise isn’t an important part of living a … Continue reading

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Fitness: Benefits for Women Over 50

We know exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle at all stages of life. That’s a no-brainer. However, there was a recent study done on women between the ages of 50 and 75 that highlighted the importance of building up … Continue reading

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