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Overweight women and exercise – will it make you fit? by Dr. Lynn Dorman Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 8:00pm Short answer – NO! Exercise will not cut the risk of heart disease in those who are overweight unless they also slim down, according to a study of thousands of U.S. women…. "Even high quantities of physical activity are unlikely to fully reverse the risk of coronary heart disease in overweight and obese women without concurre ... Read on »
So how much exercise do women really need to not gain weight as they age? by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 6:21am So how much do you really have to exercise to prevent gaining weight as you age...at least if you are a women? It used to be that doctors recommended about 160 minutes of exercise per week to keep both men and women fit as they age. But you probably already know that most people get heavier as they get older. And let's face it. ... Read on »
Eight out of ten women would prefer surgery to diet and exercise to lose weight by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 11:50am It may seem drastic but a recent poll of British men and women found that surgery (and not diet and exercise) is the most popular weight loss method. As you may well be aware extra weight is the enemy of endurance sports, but many endurance athletes would certainly think twice before undergoing surgery to lose weight. However that ma ... Read on »
New study shows US and UK exercise guidelines won't stop weight gain for women by Ann H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Mar 2010 7:47am A new study which appears in today's Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that older women who want to avoid gaining weight need to take at least an hour of moderate exercise every day.  (Examples of moderate exercise include brisk walking, leisurely cycling and golfing.)  The findings are based on a study of 34,079 non ... Read on »
Exercises for Women Using Hand Weights by Bill .. Posted Thu 08 Sep 2011 7:08am Hand Weights For Women Women who are just starting their strength training program can exercise with light hand weights or dumbbells weighing between 2 to 5 pounds. As your strength develops, you can gradually increase the weight to between 5 and 20 pounds. When working with lighter hand ... Read on »
What’s Good About Weight Bearing Exercise For Women? by Anita Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:15pm As women enter menopause their bone density decreases naturally. Doctors recommend weight bearing exercise to help keep bones strong. Weight bearing exercise can include walking, running, weight lifting or strength yoga as a few of the options. When we maintain a regular exercise program, we not only build our bones, but ... Read on »
Weight training is better than toning exercises for women! by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 2:04pm ***IMPORTANT: this is a video that is SO important to watch if you are a women*** Ladies, strength training/weight training is essential as you age. I’ve been preaching this for a while now on my site and it’s quite a concern to me when women bypass weight training because they are afraid they’ll end up looking too masculine. ... Read on »
Heart Disease And Woman by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:04am My local newspaper touted some very compelling statistics regarding heart disease and woman.   The American Heart Association States: *coronary heart disease is the #1 killer of woman over 25 *64% of woman who died suddenly of coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms *one of 2.5 female deaths are from cardiovasular disease ... Read on »
The Risks For Woman And Heart Disease by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 11:09am The American Heart Association States: coronary heart disease is the #1 killer of woman over 25 64% of woman who died suddenly of coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms one of 2.5 female deaths are from cardiovasular disease, compared to one in 30 from breast cancer heart disease rates in postmenopausal woman ar ... Read on »
Woman’s Risks And Heart Health by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 11:39am The American Heart Association States: coronary heart disease is the #1 killer of woman over 25 64% of woman who died suddenly of coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms one of 2.5 female deaths are from cardiovasular disease, compared to one in 30 from breast cancer heart disease rates in postmenopausal woman are 2-3 ... Read on »