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Daily Physical Activity: Even Brief 10-Minute Chunks Help

You can get your 30 minutes of daily activity by splitting it into three 10-minute chunks, says Karen Collins. Daily Physical Activity: Even Brief 10-Minute Chunks Help is a post from:

Exercising In This Way Just Might Help You Live Longer

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : Yahoo: Fitness

(Photo: Arthur Belebeau)  Daily physical activity is always a good thing (durrr,—yes, you already knew that), but new research is now suggesting thathow you exercise might just help you live longer. According to a study in JAMA Internal...Show More Summary

Preventing Premature Death in the Elderly Through Exercise Training

“Generation 100 will determine whether exercise training leads to more active and healthier years, and will establish reference values for several important measures such as fitness level, daily physical activity, muscle strength, pulmonary function, cognitive function, “mental health”, quality of life and balance”, says Dr. Show More Summary

Monday’s Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitting in fitness: Finding time for physical activity Can't seem to make time for exercise? Try taking your dog for daily walks, ramping up chores, moving while watching TV and more. Bedbugs About the size of apple seeds, bedbugs hide in and around beds. Know how to keep them out of […]

Significant link between daily physical activity, vascular health

As millions of Americans resolve to live healthier lives in 2015, research shows just how important diligent daily physical activity is. The researchers found that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decreases...Show More Summary

Big Brother May Soon Be Watching You

I’ll admit it: my personal experience with wearable technology is limited to FitBit, which tracks my daily physical activity and uploads it to an online fitness program. But recently, the University of London took wearables to a whole new level....

'Brain Breaks' increase activity, educational performance in elementary schools

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A recent Oregon survey about an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical activity into the daily routine of elementary school students found it had a high level of popularity with both students and teachers,Show More Summary

News del Giorno: School Reform in Udine; ‘No, You Can’t’ From Renzi

10 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

A primary school in Udine with 90 percent foreign students has become a "scuola in movimento" (moving school) in an attempt to appeal to more Italian families. Kids will do some sort of daily physical activity, while some classes will be taught unconventionally (e.g., math is now located in the... More »

We drink more alcohol on gym days

On days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use...

We drink more alcohol on gym days

Thursdays to Sundays are when people both exercise more and drink more Study used smartphones to record daily alcohol intake and physical activity Findings differ from past research on physical activity and exercise CHICAGO --- A new...Show More Summary

Parents rank their obese children as 'very healthy'

Parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight, a study shows. "Parents have a hard time changing their child's dietary and physical activity behaviors," said the study's lead author. Show More Summary

Dialysis patients' anxiety, depression linked to physical impairments

Higher rates of depression and anxiety among adults undergoing dialysis could be associated with their impaired physical exercise capability and reduced daily physical activity, researchers have found. Hemodialysis is a life-preserving treatment for hundreds of thousands of Americans with kidney failure. Show More Summary

Children Lose 7 Minutes of Sleep for Every Hour of Television, Researchers Say

For anyone, television has the potential to increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. This is especially true among those that, on a daily basis, spend more time watching television than being physically active. Children face the very same risk, but it extends much, much further than obesity and future health problems.

People who enjoy life maintain better physical function as they age

People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). read more

Demi Lovato Lets the Twittersphere in on Her Neon Lights Tour Training

Our girl Demi Lovato is in serious training mode, y'all. We all know the singer is all about daily mental affirmations to ground and center herself. Now she's getting in on some physical activity in preparation for her Neon Lights tour, which kicks off in February. She hilariously shared her sweaty experience just now on Twitter.

Young Children Engage in Physical Activity in Short Spurts; Preschoolers Take 11 Hours to Attain Daily Exercise Levels

Preschool-aged children require the majority of their waking day, approximately 11 hours, to achieve their recommended daily physical activity, a Vanderbilt study published in Obesity found.

Promoting physical fitness among girls and women in urban communities

Most people know that one of the keys to reducing or preventing health problems is to get more exercise, but determining how to best integrate physical activity into their daily lives - and having access to exercise programs - remains...Show More Summary

New ways to promote fitness for urban girls proposed by Rutgers-Camden nursing professor

Most people know that one of the keys to reducing or preventing health problems is to get more exercise, but determining how to best integrate physical activity into their daily lives — and having access to exercise programs — remains a significant hurdle to clear on the path to a healthier lifestyle. read more

Nokia Motion Monitor beta

Nokia Motion Monitor beta Nokia motion monitor beta tracks your physical activity based on your motion and steps. Your activity intensity is primarily shown on a timeline where your daily details are visible including step count. The...Show More Summary

Which New Activity Tracker Is Right for You?

If you want to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, you have to be physically active. In fact, the surgeon general recommends getting at least 30 minutes of moderately intense activity a day in addition to your usual daily activities. Show More Summary

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