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Aerobic Exercise

STUDY: More Exercise Means Better Memory

Posted 11.12.2013 | Fifty

While we've known for some time about the many long-term benefits of exercise, from increased strength to a revved up metabolism, new research shows a...

Treadmill Training for the Canine in Your Life

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Since it's not always practical to exercise your dog outside due to weather or time constraints, a treadmill can be a great tool to get your pup active and maintain or improve his weight and physical condition.

Faster, Fitter and Better? It's as Easy as 10-20-30

Jill S. Brown | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

High-intensity interval training has been all the rage for total body fitness the last several years. If you've been intrigued by the results people have achieved from home workout videos like Insanity, CrossFit or BodyRockTV, you're seeing the indisputable results of interval training.

Dance Like No One Is Watching

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

I thought I would honor National Dance Day (July 27) with a reminder that dancing is not only loads of fun, but extremely healthy for the body and the soul.

Fall Is Here, So Let's Kick It Up A Gear! (Part 2)

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Over the next four weeks I'm going to give you a choice: You can either focus on getting much stronger or you can continue to work on improving your body composition.

Fall Is Here, So Let's Kick It Up A Gear! (Part 1)

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

As a result, we will be increasing your post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), which is really a fancy way to say that you are going to burn more calories, even after the cardio session ends.

Fat Loss Made Simple

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

Could This Be The Key To A Healthy Brain?

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

My wife's 103-year-old grandmother lived in a third floor walk-up apartment in New York City. The exercise she got on those stairs and errands may not only have protected her heart so she could live past 100, it may also have protected her brain.

The Mermaids' Song

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 10.12.2011 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

As we walked into the reception, one person in our little group said to me, "If anyone asks you what convention you're attending, you may want to hurry and change the subject." Because my convention was for aerobic dance instructors.

A DIY Fix For Pain, Heart Health And Weight Gain?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Research into the health benefits of yoga is still in its infancy. But recent pilot studies point in promising directions.

Is Aerobic Exercise The Antidote To Alzheimers?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jill S. Brown

Sofa slugs, pay attention here: Aerobic exercise is panning out to be the best antidote we have to neurocognitive decline.

Weekly Health Tip: Get Aerobic & Anaerobic Exercise

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Every January, millions of Americans resolve to exercise with renewed ...

One of the Best Writing Tips Ever: Spin Class!

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Robinson

I never thought I'd take one of these classes, because who doesn't look stupid in padded bike shorts indoors? Then I discovered that I can solve any thorny writing problem in spin class.

9 Ways to Put the Brakes on Menopausal Weight Gain

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If you're just entering menopause, you might be thinking, is menopausal weight gain a given? What's happening to my body? Why have the Scales of Injustice turned on me?