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Exercise Health

The Health Habits Of Americans Who Consider Themselves 'Thriving'

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether Americans consider themselves “thriving” seems to depend at least in part on their weight, eating habits and exercise, according to a new ...

What's Better: Exercising More Or Sitting Less?

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

There's no doubt we can all make an effort to increase our standing or walking outside of the hours we're expected to sit.

Using Exercise as Medicine in Traditional Health Care Settings

Brad Stulberg | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

If exercise as medicine is to overcome cultural challenges and prosper, a large emphasis must also be placed on the process of behavior change. This requires health care systems to go far beyond just telling patients to exercise.

Putter, Tinker and Tidy Your Way Into Better Heart Health

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

This recent news that one doesn't need to have a rigorous gym schedule or ambitious running routine to maintain heart health is very encouraging and reassuring.

Exercise Is Medicinal

Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Pecorino, Ph.D.

My advice for a healthy life is to get out and be active. Think of it as investing in what I call a "health pension" -- investment in your health now for the years ahead. It could be the best thing you can do for your future.

6 Ways To De-Stress Through Exercise

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living

When you move, consistently, vigorously, a little or a lot, you help your body do what it was designed to do. Pick any activity -- yoga, running, dancing, even just walking, and do it often. You'll reap some big benefits, including help your body detoxify.

Sweat Therapy

Neda Talebian Funk | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Neda Talebian Funk

No matter what you are going through in your life -- a sick family member, a troubled relationship, a difficult child, or a demanding boss -- a 45-minute sweat session might just be the best outlet of your day

Wellness in a Complex World

Monica O. Weinberg, MD | Posted 04.08.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Monica O. Weinberg, MD

Why is it so difficult to incorporate healthy lifestyle choices into the way we live? Although many of us know what the right choices are with regards to diet and exercise, many people find it challenging to adhere to healthier behaviors.

Keep Moving!

Denise Austin | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Austin

I know it is hard to stay committed to any behavior change like exercising daily. I also know how much better you'll feel if you exercise, stay fit, and eat right. Try to think of exercise as movement rather than a strict regimen.

What Just 20 Minutes Of Exercise Can Do

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I find myself tempted to propose a pledge we all take: the 20 minute pledge. There are 1,440 minutes in every day. Of that total, 20 minutes represents less than 1.4 percent.

Work Out, Don't Stress Out

Jamie Galloway | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Exercise is by no means a wonder cure for stress and anxiety, but it does have the potential to reduce their effects, giving you a better shot at getting more enjoyment out of life.

Exercise: The News You Don't Want To Hear

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

My mentor, the late great nutritionist Robert Crayhon, used to say this: "The two great dangers with nutrition are thinking it does too much, and thinking it does too little." The same can be said of exercise.

Why Does My Face Flush When I Exercise?

Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- our brand new informational column in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask t...

Study Reveals The State Of America's Health

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living

More than half of U.S. adults aren't getting enough exercise, according to a sweeping new report on the state of America's health from the Centers for...

10 Unexpected Side Benefits Of Working Out

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know that regular exercise can boost cardiovascular health and help you to maintain a healthy weight. But even for the most health-conscious am...

How Exercise Helps Our Cells Help Us

| Posted 01.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) In addition to helping us get fit, exercise seems to play a disproportionate role in fen...

The Importance Of Talking (Honestly) To Your Doctor About Your Lifestyle

Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Grumman Bender for It's okay to fall off the health-and-fitness bandwagon now and then. But frequently skimping on exercisi...

Even 15 Minutes Of Daily Exercise Can Add 3 Years To Your Life: Study

AP/Huffington Post | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Don't despair if you can't fit in the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Growing evidence suggests that even half that much...

Why We Need To Get Motivated When It Comes To Exercise

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

Researchers have, instead, just come out with even more evidence that we need to be doing plenty of exercise -- and we need to be doing it often.

How Physical Exercise Promotes Brain Health

Myles Spar, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Myles Spar, M.D.

Evidence is mounting that physical exercise is good for the brain as well as the body.

The Absurdity of Modern Exercise

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

Ever wonder why many of us hire people to exercise for us as gardeners, house cleaners, etc., while we pay other folks big bucks to pound up and down on their indoor machines?