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!
Mental health benefits of exercise
One of the great things about exercise is that it can improve your mental health. Regular exercise can help you feel less stressed, can improve your self-esteem...
NOTE: ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE STARTING NEW EXERCISE ROUTINES.
Target Muscle: Hip & Thigh
Feet should be shoulder width apart or slightly wider. Toes pointed out.
Squat down slowly until thighs are parallel to the ground.
Stand up and return to the starting position. Exhale...
Joseph Semmes, M.D., took the axiom "Physician, heal thyself" to heart and started doing yoga.
As an emergency room physician in Portland, Maine, Joseph Semmes was more accustomed to treating patients than being one. But at age 46, Semmes was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. He underwent two operations and seven months of chemotherapy, then returned to...
Studies in the past have shown correlations between exercise and decreased cancer risk. To evaluate the effect of regular exercise on the life of breast cancer survivors researchers identified 1,829 Chinese women, aged around 54 years, diagnosed with breast cancer between 2002 and 2008. Ninety-five per cent of the...