Testing Cardiovascular Fitness in Our Youth

Cardiovascular fitness is generally considered to be the most important component of health-related physical fitness. Other commonly used terms for cardiovascular fitness include cardiorespiratory...

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season With Exercise, Smart Food Choices

(Editor’s Note.  All of us worry about putting on pounds during the time from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s celebrations.  Here is a piece...

Amplified!

According to USA Today, statistics indicate that approximately 1 million stents are inserted into the hearts of Americans each year. One million. Stents. You...

Knee Arthritis Is Becoming a Major Medical Problem

Arthritis of the knee is striking Americans at younger ages, new research has found, but shedding a few pounds if you're overweight may reduce...

Personal Technology to Influence Healthy Choices

Researchers met September 23 at the Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, to discuss programs that have been created by health...

Qatar’s National Sport Day to Feature Weight Losing Competition

Qatar's National Sport Day, due to take place later this month, will feature the launch of a new, countrywide weight losing competition designed to...

How Exercise Can Help Us Learn

Over the past decade, in study after study in animals and people, exercise has been shown to improve the ability to learn and remember....

Children in P.E. Three Times More Likely to Participate in Sports and Fitness

Do you want to overcome the inactivity pandemic and obesity crisis? New research by the Physical Activity Council of 40,000 Americans shows children who...

Olympic Torch Back From International Space Station

Russia’s Soyuz space capsule landed safely in Kazakhstan on Monday, returning three astronauts and the symbolic Olympic Torch to Earth after its first ever...

‘Cardio Tennis’ Plays Well In Fight Against Obesity and Inactivity

With an ever-increasing obesity epidemic in the U.S., along with 80 million "inactive" Americans, one tennis program--Cardio Tennis--is helping to battle these issues head-on....

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