Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Cooper Aerobics on why VO2 matters

When it comes to health, VO2 max can be a predictor of your longevity. Research shows 100 percent of cardiac patients with a VO2 max greater than 32 mls/kg/min were alive after three years, whereas 70 percent of those with a VO2 max less than 22 mls/kg/min had passed away.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Tea Trumps Coffee

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Fitness Bands ... The New Pedometer and More

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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Confirmation on Combining Diet and Exercise

Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY8:58 p.m. EDT April 21, 2013 People who tackle diet and exercise at the same time do better at making healthy changes. Study finds people make greater strides if they change diet and exercise habits at the same time This conflicts with current wisdom that it's better to make changes one at a time. Dietitian: When people become physically active, they want to eat better Folks who want to get in better shape and eat healthier are often encouraged to make one change at a time, but a new study finds that people are the most successful when they tackle their diet and exercise habits simultaneously.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Start a New Walking Program

Recent studies have shown an increase of inactive adults in the United States. This is a problem when you consider that physical inactivity doubles the risk of heart disease. But, it's a problem that can be fixed.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

How Nutrition Affects Your Health

Maintain a Healthy Weight One of the most important nutrition principles is to maintain a caloric balance in your body. You want to make sure that over time your caloric intake is balanced by your “caloric burn” or energy expenditure. This is the key to maintaining a healthy weight. Numerous medical studies reveal the dangers associated with an unhealthy body weight. As the U.S. experiences a rapid increase in obesity among adults and children, physicians are seeing increased numbers of patients with related illnesses including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Maintaining a healthy body weight should be a top health goal. Proper nutrition is a vital part of this process.