Exercise: It’s Medicine and Fun, Too

May is Exercise is Medicine Month, an annual initiative of the American College of Sports Medicine to create awareness of the important role physical activity plays in promoting health and preventing disease. Research finds that exercise helps reduce risk of several chronic conditions including diabetes, cancer, heart disease and obesity....

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Let’s Get Physical

Tips for Setting Fitness Goals Work, friends, family. How does anyone find time to exercise? You know you should, but getting motivated can be a problem. However, it's important to find some way to incorporate activity into your busy lifestyle. Researchers have found that moderate daily exercise may reduce your...

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Q&A about Exercise and Heart Health with Cardiologist...

Dr. Debra Judelson is a cardiologist and a scientific advisor to the Calorie Control Council. We caught up with the doctor to discuss the importance of physical activity for heart health. I hear more and more people talking about exercise being important but I’m afraid I’m not healthy enough. Is...

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Get Moving with National Physical Fitness and Sports...

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in America. Now that the weather is warm and we have extended hours of sunshine, it’s time to celebrate physical activity in our lives! The importance of maintaining a strong body to harbor a strong mind didn't begin with Jack LaLanne or...

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Spring Clean Your Diet and Exercise Routine

Spring is finally here, which combines National Nutrition Month, National Frozen Foods Month and World Health Day. What does that mean for you? Well, it means you’ll not only be bombarded with healthy eating and exercise advice, but you’ll also see lots of deals and steals on frozen foods in...

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Tips for Setting (and Sticking to) Your Exercise...

Between work, friends, and family it can be really hard to find the time to exercise. I know how important it is, but finding that motivation can be a real challenge for me. So if it's hard for a blogger like me who writes about health and fitness, you're probably...

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Did you take the stairs to work this morning or play tennis yesterday afternoon? Physical activity (no matter how big or small) burns calories and this calculator tells you that calorie amount. Check out your favorite activity and you may be pleasantly surprised!


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