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army physical fitness army physi... by Jimmy S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:05pm army physical fitness army physical fitness is a popular thing. Popular in that many people know the workouts are tough since they have to be, after all you're "in the army now".Army physical fitness is a legendary but what does it consist of? While most people think that bodyweight training and long jogs make up all of ... Read on »
Army Weight Control: Keeping Soldiers Always Physically Fit And Combat-Ready by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:24pm Obesity has become an epidemic across the United States and other countries. To remedy this, there has been an influx of different weight loss programs in the industry aiming to help individuals suffering from obesity or being overweight. In the military service, being overweight is a big no-no! Even extra little fat is not tolerated, that is ... Read on »
The Army’s Fitness Test: Goals To Aim For by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 10:32pm The members of the Army are undoubtedly some of the most physically fit people anywhere. Soldiers have to be in peak condition so they can meet the needs of their physically demanding jobs. While it is true that certain of the army staff , such as cooks, may not have to meet the same fitness conditions as soliders ... Read on »
A Workplace Wellness Challenge: Soulja Fit by Fiona G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 12:00am At Wellness Corporate Solutions , we talk the talk and walk the walk. Some days it’s tempting to stress out, snarf down lunch in front of the computer, and stay at the office until after dark, but we’ve seen the life-saving aspects of workplace wellness and know that the sedentary lifestyles of Americans can kill. Though we frequ ... Read on »
Image description: U.S. Army Pvt. Jeremiah Joliff, left, and... by USA.gov Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 1:00pm Image description: U.S. Army Pvt. Jeremiah Joliff, left, and Spc. Michael Hill carry a log during a spur ride event at Fort Benning, Ga. The spur ride included an Army physical fitness test, a five-mile run, an obstacle course, individual weapons qualifications, night land navigation, and other warrior tasks. Department of Defense phot ... Read on »
Liposuction for Military Active Duty? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 1:00pm The OC Register blog posted on military plastic surgery and mentioned liposuction: Army Times reports that soldiers are turning to liposuction to remove fat if extreme dieting, laxatives and other methods fail to get them under the Army’s weight limit for their height, age and gender. “Liposuction saved my career. Laxatives and ... Read on »
The Army Validates Mental Fitness by Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:33pm Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, Director of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness confirmed that the Army has realized the importance of mental fitness.  At www.Army.Mil  C. Todd Lopez quoted Gen. Cornum frequently in his article " Soldiers learn to impart mental toughness on others". Brig. General Cornum compared physical and mental fitness.  "Mental fit ... Read on »
Dear Mark: I Hate Running by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 3:41pm Hey Mark I’m in the Army National Guard. I would really like to follow your workout guidelinesespecially with regard to cardio (I actually hate running and I’m not very good at long distance)but with regard to the Army Physical Fitness testwhich I have to passI have to run 2 miles in a set amount of timeless than 16 minutes essentially. I f ... Read on »
What is Brain fitness? What are Future Opportunities? Experts Answer. by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 19 May 2011 2:55pm What is brain fitness really? What will happen in terms of brain fitness innovation in the next decade? What’s the biggest challenge? Who could answer these questions better than the expert SharpBrains 2011 Summit speakers? Discover below the answers of 7 of them. .1. How would you define “brain fit­ness” vs. “phys­i­cal fit­ness”? ... Read on »
Just Say No To Sit-Ups And Crunches by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 28 Dec 2010 7:57pm While out to dinner with family and friends Christmas Eve, the conversation turned to exercise. Specifically, abdominal exercises. I attempted to share my opinion on why sit-ups and crunches are not optimal abdominal exercises but the consensus was that I didn't know what I was talking about. As I was told (and yes, this is a quote from the ... Read on »