obese seniors

Obese Seniors are Best Served with a Diet-Exercise Combo

Obese Seniors are Best Served with a Diet-Exercise Combo For obese seniors, studies have now found that dieting and exercise together are more effective at improving physical performance and reducing frailty than either alone. The research, by a team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is reported March 31 in The New…

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Activity Level Predicts Heart Disease In Women

Activity Level Predicts Heart Disease In Women Research suggests that a woman’s level of physical activity is a better sign than body weight of existing coronary artery disease and future heart problems. The study, which appeared in the September 8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (2004; 292 [10], 1179–87), examined 906…

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Strength Training For Women

Strength Training For Women: Why Women Don’t Bulk Up From Strength Training

Strength Training For Women: Why Women Don’t Bulk Up From Strength Training It’s one of the most infamous questions that personal trainers and fitness coaches receive from women again and again: Will strength training build large muscles and make me look bulky? Well, the answer to that question is that it depends – on a…

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What the Literature Says About High Intensity Training

What the Literature Says About High Intensity Training The term strength training refers to a comprehensive program of exercise designed to improve the ability to produce muscular force and increase resistance to injury. Any system of such training which produces an objectively measurable increase in muscular strength can be considered productive. Beyond productivity, there are…

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