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Benefits of exercise in obese teens by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Sun 06 Dec 2009 12:00am Picture by IKO, PhotoXpress Medline Plus, a service of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Library of Medicine, recently released a video which talks about obese teen health and regular exercise. Once you are into the website, scroll down and look for the title 'New Hope for Overweight Teens' under th ... Read on »
Science Demonstrates Health Benefits of Exercise by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 21 Nov 2010 12:43pm Did you exercise today? Well, you should. There is plenty of evidence that regular exercising is one of the most healthy things you can do. According to this report , regular exercise like joggling or running can reduce about two dozen physical and mental health conditions. It can also slow down aging and even reduce the chances of ge ... Read on »
Fitting Exercise into a Busy Schedule by Carol Dunlop Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 11 May 2011 3:14pm Anyone who’s ever been in your shoes knows it can be difficult to keep a regular workout routine, especially if you’re new to this “working out” thing anyway. However, by re-evaluating your habits and the decisions you make each day, you can fit simple and quick exercises into the cracks in your day. With this 50 page guide, you’ll learn all th ... Read on »
UK: Obese who refuse to exercise 'could face benefits cut' by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Jan 2013 9:29am What do you think? This is a terrible barrier to good care. Obese who refuse to exercise 'could face benefits cut' Overweight or unhealthy people who refuse to attend exercise sessions could have their benefits slashed, in a move proposed by Westminster Council. GPs would also be allowed to prescribe leisure activities such as swimming and ... Read on »
Statin found to largely negate the fitness benefits of exercise by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 13 Jun 2013 5:10pm A major motivator for many to take exercise is the desire to ‘get fit and healthy’. Regular exercise induces changes that can increase things like strength and endurance. One particular adaptation to exercise concerns increased numbers of tiny structures called mitochondria (my-toe-con-dree-ah) in the cells. Most of our energy needs are met by ... Read on »
A little exercise goes a long wa... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:16pm A little exercise goes a long way for severely obese DURHAM. N.C., 06 oct 2008 -- A little exercise goes a long way toward helping severely obese individuals improve their quality of life and complete important daily tasks, according to researchers at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center. In a pre-program assessment where patients reported, on a ... Read on »
The Important Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) Study: No Benefit from Exercise and Weight Loss in Diabetes? by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 25 Jun 2013 8:43pm Diabetes? Exercise and then die just as soon. It makes sense, doesn't it? If persons are overweight and have diabetes, diet and exercise-based "prevention" should translate into fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths, right? Wrong. It turns out that a just-published and high quality research study shows it's not so simple. ... Read on »
Does Exercise Damage the joints? by Yusuf Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 2:14am According to the experts, doing regular muscle-strengthening exercises will help reduce your risk of having an injury, even if you only play sport for fun.  Everybody knows that exercise is critical for good health and vitality.  Exercise is widely promoted in as being beneficial for weight control, disease management in cardiovascular disease ... Read on »
The Value of Exercise by Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 07 Jun 2009 10:34pm Jorg Blech wrote about many benefits from exercising in his book, Healing Through Exercise.  Healthhabits presented some of the scientific findings.  I thought you might like to read about these benefits from exercising. These were reported as scientific findings” Exercise is the strongest known stimulus to growing new nerve cells in your ... Read on »
Study suggests it’s never to late to be active by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:03pm On Monday this week my blog focused on benefits from exercise seen in obese adolescents and children, even in the absence of weight loss. This week also saw the publication of a study which suggests that exercise may have benefits for the elderly too [1]. In this study, almost 2000 elderly individuals aged 70 were enrolled [...] Read on »