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Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Zumba for younger, pilates for seniors

Swimming suits everyone, because the risk of injury is minimal. Zumba fitness is a cardio-fitness workout based on Latin American dances. You have decided to re-create, but do not know which sport you prefer? There is not only critical of your interest, but also age. The only exception is swimming, which suits all ages, because the...

Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors

When the weather thaws, the plants bloom and the days get longer, it's spring—and the best time of the year to take your fitness regimen outside. Here are six research-backed perks of al fresco exercise. You work harder When people exercise outside, they tend to spend more time doing it. One studyfound that older people...

Is It Bad to Stay Inside For an Entire Day?

One day inside probably won’t hugely affect your health—but it’s not great to constantly stay cooped up from morning until dark. The biggest issue is that entering hibernation mode means you don’t get any exposure to natural light. Sunlight tends to improve your mood, and it helps your body produce vitamin D, which has...

Walking vs. Running: Which One Is Best?

Adding aerobic exercise to your routine is an excellent way to build your cardiovascular fitness. Running and walking are both excellent aerobic exercises. Both will help promote weight loss, improve your sleep, elevate your mood, boost your energy level, decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels and decrease the risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Walking and running are low-cost,...

6 Ways Camping Improves Health & Circadian Rhythm

Albert Einstein famously said: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” In today’s fast-paced world of screens and schedules, we often miss the importance of reconnecting with nature and its many benefits. A few minutes in nature on a hike or even just sitting outside can be beneficial. Yet, the most pronounced benefits...

Exercise is mandatory before skiing

Snow, nature, mountain air, mulled wine or a winter sports are the reasons why so many people go to famous ski resorts. If this winter you are planning a vacation in one of the ski slopes or simply use every free weekend to escape to the mountain to enjoy this type of activity it...

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

Regular exercise is potent medicine for older adults with heart disease, a new American Heart Association scientific statement says. Physical activity should be a key part of care for older adults with heart disease who want to reduce their symptoms and build their stamina, said geriatric cardiologist Dr. Daniel Forman. He's chair of the panel that wrote...

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