Exercise

We can’t ignore it – we need to exercise! But besides helping manage weight, exercise has a lot of positives – from improving your mood and energy levels, to a better night’s sleep. Most importantly, regular physical activity can help prevent some types of chronic diseases.  Speak to your physician to see which exercise plans will work best for you.  It’s time to get up, go out, and get physical!

January 31,
The latest "wonder drug" for cancer isn't a drug at all - but exercise. That's what a British cancer charity had to say in a new report detailing the benefits of exercise for cancer patients.
"Cancer patients would be shocked if they knew just how much of a benefit physical activity could have on their recovery and long term health," Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support.......
November 7,
Getting and staying fit can be a challenge. For many of us, it's hard enough just to get up off the couch. So what's the secret of people who have managed to make exercise a way of life? To find out, WebMD talked to fitness experts and successful exercisers who revealed the top tips, tricks and secrets they use to get the most from their workout routines.

1. Be Consistent
Chase Squires is the...

November 3,
 Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore. And the benefits of exercise are yours for the taking, regardless of your age, sex or physical ability. Need more convincing to exercise? Check out these seven ways exercise can improve your life.
No. 1: Exercise...
February 16
Newswise — HOUSTON — When Karen Franklin was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, it was her passion for Zumba® that helped her beat the disease. Franklin’s story, say experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, reminds us about exercise’s cancer-fighting benefits.
“Whether you’re undergoing treatment or trying to avoid developing cancer, exercise makes your body...
January 27,
1.     Video Games Yes, that's right. Video games like Dancetown or Wii Fit can burn calories. The Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport found that the average heart rate during a video game session was similar to the heart rate during strength training.  But keep in mind, if you want to burn calories you need to make sure the game involves the entire body, not just the upper body, so...

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