Tips to Get Your Family Active – Together | American Heart Association 

As you juggle work and family, be mindful that research shows active parents raise active children. Fitness should always be a priority in a family’s daily schedule. The American Heart Association recommends that healthy children, age 2 and older, participate in an hour of moderate to vigorous activity every day. Children who meet this goal will find … Continue reading Tips to Get Your Family Active – Together | American Heart Association 

Cardio Exercise and Strength Training Affect Hormones Differently New Study Finds || ScienceDaily

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have come closer to understanding the diverse effects of different forms of training. In a new study published in the scientific Journal of Clinical Investigation -- Insight, the researchers show that cardio training on an exercise bike causes three times as large an increase in the production of the … Continue reading Cardio Exercise and Strength Training Affect Hormones Differently New Study Finds || ScienceDaily

Americans aren’t meeting exercise goals – Harvard Health

  Not getting enough exercise? You're not alone, suggests a report published online June 28, 2018, by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. Researchers looked at health survey information collected from all 50 states and the District of Columbia from 2010 to 2015. The results: Among adults ages 18 to 64 years old, just … Continue reading Americans aren’t meeting exercise goals – Harvard Health

Fitness program: 5 steps to get started – Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic has five recommendations on how to get yourself on track with a fitness program that suits your level of fitness and needs. The link is below. "Starting a fitness program is easier than you might think. Follow these five steps to help you get started." Source: Fitness program: 5 steps to get … Continue reading Fitness program: 5 steps to get started – Mayo Clinic

Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults — ScienceDaily

Exercise can't MAKE you healthy, but it can ENHANCE the health you already have. Exercise is vital to a healthy life, and here's a closer look at MORE ways exercise is worth your time. "People who engaged in the highest levels of total physical activity were twice as lively to avoid stroke, heart disease, angina, … Continue reading Exercise cuts risk of chronic disease in older adults — ScienceDaily

The Long-Term Benefits of Pedometer Use

Some interesting and compelling results on the benefits to your health by having and using a pedometer. I wear one every day (love my Fitbit!) and have a reminder set to meet an hourly step goal. If you're on the fence about getting one, read on to learn more about the benefits. "Studies show that … Continue reading The Long-Term Benefits of Pedometer Use

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise | Time

It's not new research or science anymore than exercise can improve your life in so many incredible ways. I wanted to share this article because not everyone may understand just how deeply and broadly exercise benefits your life. If you're one of those people who "doesn't like to exercise" maybe it's time for a change … Continue reading 7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise | Time