January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Skip Rope, Not Your Workout

What are the benefits of jumping rope? So you want to burn off some calories fast. You don’t want to spend a bunch of money on gyms and equipment and you need to be able to do it almost anywhere and you can’t go running outside for whatever reason (snow

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy

Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The bodies of runners who put in a lot of mileage appear to be more efficient at running compared to those who run less, a new study finds. Jasper Verheul and colleagues at Liverpool John Moores University in

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Ways to Stay Active in Winter

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SATURDAY, Jan. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Adults should get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day — even in the depths of winter, a leading group of dietary and nutrition professionals advises. And children should get at least an hour of daily

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

For Ice Skating, Sharpen Up on Safety

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SUNDAY, Jan. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ice skating is a great source of exercise for the whole family, but injuries could take the fun out of this winter activity. Adhering to several essential safety tips can help prevent ice skating injuries, according to the

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January 26, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Set Good Habits for Exercise

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — Exercise may seem like a chore, but there are things you can do to alleviate boredom and make you look forward to daily activity. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests: Always warm up before you work out, and cool down after.

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might age a lot faster if you sit too much, a new study warns. Researchers who assessed nearly 1,500 older women found those who sat most of the day and got little exercise had cells that were

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