Walking Increases Lifespan

Did You Know...that walking for 30 minutes to an hour a day can add years to your life? What's the 4th biggest killer of adults...
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Beat the Holiday Blues and Depression: 5 Simple Ways to Stay Happy and Centered

It’s time to bring out the tinsel, trees, presents, lights, menorah, family meals, kinara, and the holiday depression. Why are you more prone to...
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The Secret to Preserving Muscle As You Age

As we age, preserving muscle mass is critical to our health and quality of life. Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle mass and...

Want to Live Longer? Just Run!

If you want to live longer (and better), just run. That’s according to a fascinating new scientific analysis of past research showing that runners...

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate satisfies your sweet tooth and invigorates your health. Packed with antioxidant power, dark chocolate has been linked to enhanced cardiovascular function. A...

Squatting for Health

Did You Know...that squatting can help you live longer…and increase the quality of your life? Before we delve into the dangers of sitting and the...
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Exercise May Help Improve Memory

Canadian researchers have shown that moderate intensity exercise can help improve the memory of older people with slight memory loss and impaired cognitive function....

Get Healthy with Latin Dance

University of Illinois researcher David X. Marquez and dance instructor Miguel Mendez developed a culturally-tailored Latin dance fitness program called BAILAMOS©. Created as part...

Physical Inactivity Increases Your Risk of Premature Death

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 60% of the world’s population is not sufficiently active. The case against physical inactivity keeps...

Occasional Exercise—Does it Do Any Good?

Busy schedules and often overwhelming responsibilities have paved the way for a particular type of exerciser known as the weekend warrior. Weekend warriors go...