What Is The Best Amount Of Exercise?Exercise increases your brain’s plasticity, or connections between cells. It also releases a chemical called brain-derived neurotrophic factor. This chemical helps new brain cells develop and thrive.
Hot Weather And ExerciseI was asked a very interesting question last week during the heat wave. What do you recommend for exercise in temperatures like this? My suggestion stay indoors and be creative. You can make gains in fitness, strength, and flexibility right in the comfort of your own home.
Risk Of Deadly Fall Increases With AgeCompared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
Fitness Includes FlexibilityThere are few things more important than regular stretching.
10K Runner AppOver 14 weeks, the 10K Runner app will guide you in 3 runs per week, to a point where you can finish a 10K.
Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy BehaviorsHarvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.
Kids Need To PlayEncourage your kids to go outside and play. Free play is as important and maybe even more important than team activities.
Health Advantages To Taking Public TransitDo you take public transportation every day or use it quite often? You may be better off than your fellow commuters who drive.
Study: Kids Can Start Weightlifting At Age SixAccording to a new study from the Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine, kids can begin at six, if it’s carefully supervised.
Fit In MinutesWhile the name of the Fit in Minutes app may be misleading, it's at least a step in the right direction.
Every Body Walk AppIf you're looking for a simple, visually appealing way to keep track of your journeys, Every Body Walk does the trick.
Runtastic Heart Rate MonitorThis Runtastic app uses your phone's camera to monitor your heart rate.