Archive for 'physical activity'

Depending on where you live, you might be able to walk, run, bike, swim, or ski outdoors. Even gardening, as long as you’re working hard enough so you perspire a little, can count.

Whether you have just resolved to get in shape or you are an experienced fitness buff who is reevaluating your routine, you might be wondering how CrossFit compares to traditional weight training in terms of burning fat.

This high intensity circuit workout combines strength training and cardio to maximize calorie-burn and build muscle.

Summer boasts an abundance of outdoor activities that take away the “chore” of getting in shape.

While most of us are probably aware of the powerful benefits of regular exercise, we’re clearly not all convinced: Just about 20 percent of American adults over the age of 18 meet the government’s recommended guidelines when it comes to physical activity, according to a CDC report.

Dr. Dave is one of those people whose passion is to help ambitious but time-pressed runners to get the times that they deserve.

Movement in general is great for your heart: It gets the blood flowing, expanding the veins and arteries in your circulatory system, bringing wave after wave of fresh oxygen into your brain.

The time of day doesn’t matter; work out a little, feel a little better. Even five minutes of moderate exercise can create a mood-enhancement effect.

Researchers found that the best ways to improve balance “involved exercises that challenged people’s balance while they were standing

Below are simple strategies, which I have seen work for clients trying to lose weight in time for summer and more importantly, help them keep it off and be able to enjoy meals and treats with family and friends.

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