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Physically Active Adults Slow Biological Aging LONDON, Jan. 29 -- If longer leukocyte telomeres are a true measure of biological youth, adults who are physically active in their leisure time may be fighting back against the passage of time. S ...
Feb 04 2008 10:45am
Top 5 Workout Motivators Going to the gym is something all Americans talk about and yet some just flat out never get around to doing. With work, family, school, and a myriad of other commitments, it's no wonder we spend mor ...
Sep 05 2007 11:19am
I agree, to just see working out as a way to be fit is missing so many other positive reas ... more
Dec 19 2007 3:50am
Seven Tips for Exercise Haters If you’re anything like me, you hate exercise. It’s not that you don’t enjoy moving around or getting some fresh air and exerting your limbs—it’s just that the idea of a regular, structured regimen ...
Jul 27 2007 2:45pm
Weekly Fitness Quota Gets a Scientific Makeover The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association released an updated version of the national guidelines for physical fitness. The guidelines define the minimum ...
Aug 16 2007 2:04pm
Add Strength Training to Your Workout! Our Great, Great Grandmothers Strength Trained. Your great-great grandmother strength trained daily. Her household responsibilities included carrying wood into the home to keep the fires warm, gathering water from the spring or well in buckets, m ...
Feb 05 2008 10:14am
Senior fitness lowers healthcare costs SEATTLE, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Seniors getting into the swing of fitness programs and exercising are lowering healthcare costs, a U.S. study finds. Researchers at the University of Was ...
Feb 26 2008 2:52pm
Senior fitness lowers healthcare costs SEATTLE, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Seniors getting into the swing of fitness programs and exercising are lowering healthcare costs, a U.S. study finds. Researchers at the University of Washington find group ...
Jun 26 2008 8:00am
I know that my gym has a Silver Sneakers program and it's really well attended. more
Aug 30 2008 10:57am
National Health-Through-Fitness Day March 12 marks the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association's 2008 National Health-Through-Fitness Day. Advocates for physical activity will travel to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to advocate fo ...
Mar 03 2008 8:45pm
Getting Fit to Learn at Recess According to a team from the Harvard Family Research Project, school recess is the perfect time to instill long-term fitness values among kids. It’s better than PE (physical education) classes, since ...
Sep 26 2007 12:35pm
Exercising harder keeps weight off longer People who consistently engage in high levels of exercise over the long haul are the most successful at losing weight and keeping it off, a new study shows. Among a group of overweight men and women ...
May 02 2007 11:15am