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  • How YOU Can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

    December 10, 2018

    A raft of other research demonstrates that breaking a sweat works better than any medication in preserving thinking skills. That means spending an average of 45 minutes four times a week at a moderate level of intensity — the equivalent of a very brisk walk.

  • Weightlifting is Good for Your Heart

    November 15, 2018

    Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found. The results show benefits of strength training are independent of running, walking or other aerobic activity.

  • Is Sitting the New Smoking?

    November 14, 2018

    Sitting for long stretches of time is decidedly unhealthy. Still, the health risks associated with long stretches of sitting are nowhere near comparable to those linked to smoking,

  • Sitting: How Much is Okay?

    November 5, 2018

    Those who spent more than six hours a day sitting were more likely to die from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s’s disease, and other causes than people who sat for less than 3 hours a day.

  • Exercise Drops Prostate Cancer Death Rates

    September 19, 2018

    In the United States, prostate cancer is the second leading cancer-related cause of death, exceeded only by lung cancer. As you know, there can be great variability in progression rates among men with the disease.

  • Optimize Your Memory: Start Here

    September 16, 2018

    The very act of movement promotes brain health. You improve blood flow to the brain, metabolism, improve insulin sensitivity, challenge parts of your brain, and can even improve its function and structure.