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Physical Activity Shown to Boost Academic Performance

Physical Activity Shown to Boost Academic Performance

January 22, 2012 | by

After analyzing 14 studies, researchers have determined that schoolchildren can boost their academic performance simply by partaking in physical activity. It is well known that exercising is key for maintaining quality health, but now parents may encourage children from a young age to involve themselves with some form of physical activity to boost brain power. By teaching children from a young age that movement is important, we will be setting the groundwork for a future full of physical activity.

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Busy Schedule? How to Exercise in 15 Minutes Without Cutting the Benefits

Busy Schedule? How to Exercise in 15 Minutes Without Cutting the Benefits

January 19, 2012 | by

In our society, physical labor is diminished, due to a more psychologically and emotionally demanding lifestyle. This increases your risk for adverse health risks, as your busy schedule may leave little room for exercise. The good news is that quality exercise can be performed in as little as 15 minutes, and it can actually be much more effective than slaving away at the gym for hours.

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Inactive Lifestyle Could be More Damaging to Your Health than Smoking

Inactive Lifestyle Could be More Damaging to Your Health than Smoking

January 16, 2012 | by

A sedentary lifestyle is actually so detrimental to your health that it could be viewed as one of the almighty health-destroyers. Coupled with high stress levels, a lifestyle full of inactivity is a great way to hasten the process of declining health, ultimately leading to an early death. In our current society, physical labor has been overtaken by predominantly intellectual tasks. This new lifestyle, however, may be drastically increasing your risk for adverse health risks.

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2 Vital Steps for Beginning a Running Program

2 Vital Steps for Beginning a Running Program

January 6, 2012 | by

Going from being overweight and sedentary to being a true runner is really difficult. In fact, most beginners, overweight or not, can’t make it to the 2nd week of training. They either give up or jump on another fitness program. Regardless, starting running—or any other training program—the right way is the recipe for long term success. Here are the 2 steps you need to make to start running the right way so you can get the most out of your training program while steering clear of injury and setbacks.

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Physical Activity Found to Boost Test Scores, Brain Function

Physical Activity Found to Boost Test Scores, Brain Function

January 4, 2012 | by

Need more motivation to supercharge your new years resolution in order to keep up with your new workout routine? New research has found that physical exercise can actually boost your brainpower, leading to higher grades and test scores in children who routinely participate in some form of exercise. This is in addition to the powerful anti-cancer benefits of routine physical exercise.

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American Lifestyle Breeds Depression

American Lifestyle Breeds Depression

November 14, 2011 | by

Although widely known, new research shows how excessive amounts of television watching combined with a sedentary lifestyle is a sure recipe for depression. Unfortunately, these are the very activities that generally describe the typical American lifestyle, excluding poor nutrition and pharmaceutical dependency.

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Is Inactivity Destroying our Society as We Know it?

Is Inactivity Destroying our Society as We Know it?

October 26, 2011 | by

Are you increasing your risk of death by living a sedentary lifestyle? In our society, the physical labors are sometimes greatly diminished due to the psychologically and emotionally demanding lives we lead. This emotionally and psychologically demanding lifestyle, however, seems to be increasing the risk for adverse health risks.

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Retain Muscle Mass and Avoid Sarcopenia with the Best Milk Protein

Retain Muscle Mass and Avoid Sarcopenia with the Best Milk Protein

October 25, 2011 | by

As we age, our bodies go through what is considered to be a natural, continuous transformation known as degeneration. Eyesight suffers, hormone production drops, metabolism slows, and many other things occur with old age. What people also experience is sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass with age.

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A Fantastic Exercise for Both Weight Control and Mindful Relaxation

A Fantastic Exercise for Both Weight Control and Mindful Relaxation

October 22, 2011 | by

Pinpointing one exercise as the single best exercise is impossible. If you were to choose one single exercise and deem it best, you would be essentially condensing the entire field of exercise science. But there is one exercise that can be superb for both weight control and mindful relaxation.

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15 Minutes of Exercise can Increase Your Lifespan by 3 Years

15 Minutes of Exercise can Increase Your Lifespan by 3 Years

September 23, 2011 | by

A new study including several hundred thousand participants has found that just 15 minutes per day of exercise can extend your lifespan by up to 3 years. The study, published in the journal Lancet, highlights the extreme benefits of a natural health lifestyle.

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