Being Active While Living an Active Life Part 9: Being active in later life.
It’s inevitable that as we get older a lot of things change. Some of these may be physical and others may be changes in how we live our lives. We may feel a bit slower or not as strong. We may no longer be working allowing us the time to participate in other activities. One…
Being active saves lives, whether a gym workout, walking to work or even vacuuming
We all probably recognize that going to the gym or going for a run or swim is good for us and our heart, but what about walking to work, or taking the stairs while at work or even the vacuuming? In a new study that I along with collaborators from 17 countries conducted, we found…
Physical Activity: A Brief History
“All parts of the body which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in labours in which each is accustomed become thereby healthy, well developed and age more slowly, but if unused and left idle they become liable to disease, defective in growth and age quickly.” Hippocrates Circa 450 BC For more than…