Adults should engage in moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 minutes on five or more days of the week.
Action Plan for Allergies
While you can never predict with absolute certainty when you are going to have an allergy flare-up or an asthma attack, you usually realize what triggers your exacerbations.
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Second Wind eBook
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs eBook
Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Leisure and Aging eBook
The development of age-restricted communities, the forerunner of active adult communities, can be traced back to the 1950s, when a developer named Del Webb created Youngtown, a new town near Phoenix, Arizona. Very little was specifically active about this first community, which offered low-cost housing and no extra amenities and was restricted to people at least 55 or older.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
The Healthy Heart Book
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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