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Exercise Can Help To Exorcise Stroke Risk
DALLAS, October 9 -- Take a brisk
walk. Climb the stairs at work. Dance thepolka.If you engage in these and other similar physical activities for one hour perday, you can cut your risk for stroke by nearly 50 percent, according toresearchers in a report in this month's Stroke: Jour...
Diabetes & Holiday Foods: Cedars-Sinai Physician Offers Tips To Maintain Healthy Holiday Balance
... Don't havean hour to spare? Try 10- or 15- minute brisk
walks at intervals throughoutthe day. Remember, after a holiday meal, to wait 60 to 90 minutes beforetaking your walk. Enjoy those special holiday foods in moderation. Pass on the everydayfoods like crackers and dip. Instead, take small portion...
Brisk walking reduces risk of heart attack in women
...al in Boston report: "Our results suggest that ... brisk
walking for threeor more hours per week ... could reduce the risk of coronary events in women by30 or 40 percent." The authors estimate that one third of coronary events amongmiddle-aged women in the United States result from physical inactivity....
Home exercise equipment increased weight-loss success in study
... 25 to 45, were instructed to dothe same amount of brisk
walking for exercise each day, only about one-third had the optionof using treadmills installed in their homes. The study was published in the Oct. 27 issue of theJournal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)....
Hypnosis helps patients control stress and anxiety, UF researchers say
...induced to walk through the winter woods feeling a brisk
breeze and seeing a heavy snowfall. If asked to bury their hand in the cold snow and then press it against their jaw, the patient may develop a numbness that can reduce the need for anesthesia in dental surgery, he said. Children make excellent subj...
Science, engineering and technology newstips
...at of electronic routers, he said. Packets spend a brisk
100 nanoseconds in the optical router, while lazing for several microseconds in the best available electronic routers. The basics of Yoo's optical router were presented at the Optical Fiber Communication 2001 conference in Anaheim last month. Futur...
Heart health should be the front line of diabetes care
...tes per day of moderate-intensity exercise such as brisk
walking. If more intense exercise can be tolerated without harm, it will provide an even greater benefit. Despite widespread agreement that most people with type 2 diabetes need to lose weight, there is much debate over the most desirable diet to ac...
Rigorous, short-term diet-exercise program lowers heart disease risk
...diet high in grains, vegetables and fruit and took brisk
daily walks reduced their high blood pressure, a h...sh for dinner. The exercise program consisted of brisk
walking on a treadmill for 45 to 60 minutes a day. Blood samples were drawn for cholesterol, glucose...
NHLBI study finds moderate physical activity promotes weight loss as well as intense exercise
...ion. The physical activity consisted primarily of brisk
walking, and the regimens used about 1,000 or 2,000 kcal per week. Women in all four groups lost a significant amount of weight--about 13 to 20 pounds--and maintained their weight loss for a year. They also improved their cardiorespiratory fitness....
Exercise can reduce prevent diabetes for people of any weight, say Pittsburgh researchers
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 24 Taking a brisk
half-hour walk every day can decrease a person's risk of developing diabetes regardless of their weight, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) in the Oct. 1 issue of the American Journal of Epide...
Exercise for elders: It's never too late
...idance," she says. Instead of vaguely suggesting a brisk
walk, she suggests that advocates say: "Get your heart rate up, at least 30 minutes a day, at least five days a week." Older people say they look for activities that are moderate in intensity, reasonably inexpensive, simple and convenient to engage i...
Its never too late to start exercising and losing weight , Joslin study shows
... each session using both upper and lower body like brisk
walking or mild running on a treadmill with moveme...owed modest weight loss and regular exercise, like brisk
walking, reduced the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people at risk by 58 percent. "...
Young adult fitness protects heart health in middle age
... of a moderate-intensity physical activity such as brisk
walking on most and, preferably, all days of the week. Being physically active will not only improve their fitness but also help them maintain a healthy weight, which in turn will protect their heart health."...
Exercise sharpens focus, decision-making among aging adults
...with a cardiovascular fitness regimen as simple as brisk
walks reap greater focus and reduced decision-making conflict as they perform a variety of tasks, scientists say. That conclusion comes from a study that utilized functional magnetic resonance imaging to measure changes in brain activity in adults ra...
Stimulating exercise leads to fitter, leaner figures
... exercise programmes. "The health benefits of brisk
walking in reducing cardiovascular risk have been ...programme, the efficacy of a combined programme of brisk
walking and abdominal muscle stimulation on fitness, health, body composition and body self-percepti...
Culture-specific exercise sparks interest of older women
...within various cultures that are the equivalent of brisk
walking, most likely will spark interest and be re... ethnic group. If it is safe and is equivalent to brisk
walking, then it not only may be effective, but more acceptable."...