Adults should engage in moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 minutes on five or more days of the week.
Action Plan for Menopause
When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Gerald Vaughn has been USA Track & Field age-group champion, indoor and outdoor, eight consecutive years.
Energy Every Day
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
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.
Bending the Aging Curve
To truly accomplish the purpose of translational training, we must match the motor pattern training of the translational period to the improvements made in physical performance during the preceding training cycle.
Leisure and Aging
If growing older results in more freedom, then it is reasonable to assume that when one becomes old, life must be replete with greater opportunities for leisure that ultimately affect well-being.
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.
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Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
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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