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Physical activity, exercise, and sedentary activity: what can my child do? by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Thu 20 Aug 2009 10:53pm Since this week we are discussing the topic of exercise and activity for children and teens, let's start by asking (and then answering) some important and much-asked questions posed by parents... click here to continue reading article Read on »
From a Sedentary to an Active Lifestyle: Will You Join Me? by Anastasiya Goers Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Sep 2010 3:00am 1 Comment This post was written by Anastasiya . Follow me on Twitter or StumbleUpon and keep your life balanced! Image by lululemon athletica How many hours do you sit per day? Chances are that you spend at least 6 hours a day sitting. Unfortunately it is a sign of progress when we spend more time sitting doing intellectual activities tha ... Read on »
Sedentary vs. Active: A Big Difference by John Elder Posted Thu 26 Jan 2012 12:03pm You better get moving. Now. Your life depends on it. Throughout the years, there have been a countless number of studies showing that as we age we lose muscle mass. It’s just a given, right? We grow old, we slow down, and our bodies go to crap. But what if that didn’t have to happen? What if I told you that YOU could be respo ... Read on »
5 Myths about Exercise and Active Lifestyle by Anastasiya Goers Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 3:00am This post was written by Anastasiya . Follow me on Twitter or StumbleUpon and keep your life balanced! What does an active lifestyle mean? For a long time I thought that being active means going to the gym at least 5 times a week, training for marathons or other races or spending a ton of time exercising every week. Do you have a similar ... Read on »
Ostracism and Physical Activity by Your Therapy Source Posted Fri 15 Mar 2013 12:47pm Pediatrics published research on a small study of 19 children (average age 11.7 years old) to assess the effects of simulated ostracism on children’s physical activity behavior, time allocated to sedentary behavior, and liking of physical activity. In the first experimental session, children played a virtual game where they were exposed to o ... Read on »
Active, Outdoor Teens Are Happier Teens: Study by HealthFinder Posted Fri 22 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink And those who spend more time indoors in front of screens are more likely to feel lonely, shy. By Ellin Holohan HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Keep active 'for longer life' ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 08 Mar 2009 3:40pm Keep active 'for longer life' Regular exercise and activity are beneficial to life 09 mar 2009--“Men in their 50s who increase their exercise regime live more than two years longer than couch potatoes of the same age,” The Guardian reported. It said that men who do just three hours of sport or heavy gardening a week live 2.3 years longe ... Read on »
5 Ways for Moms To Be More Active by comebackmomma Posted Mon 03 Mar 2014 8:00am   After a long day of working and child-raising—writing an article here, wiping a runny nose there—the last thing I want to hear is that moms in my generation aren’t doing enough. So I wasn’t too pleased to read about new research from the University of South Carolina showing that moms today are less physically active than moms ... Read on »
HYC Update - Getting Used to a More Active Life by Bella C Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:04am With all that I have going on right now (WW, blogging, TNT, working full time, connecting with family and friends, working out, etc.), it seems like life has been moving way too fast.  I like all of the activity and the daily excitement, but I also sort of feel like I need to stop and catch my breath. Joining Team in Training has been great, ... Read on »
Why Should You Be Physically Active? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Jan 2013 9:32pm Health experts have long regarded and recommended exercise and physical activities to help people keep fit. Over the past 60 years or so, the health benefits of a physically active lifestyle have been the core of many studies and research. As early as in 1953, an article published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’ revealed the link between phy ... Read on »