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…
Is exercise good for weight loss?
“That which is used – develops. That which is not used wastes away.” Hippocrates Circa 450 BC Weight loss. That, and maintaining one’s weight, are the main reasons many of us exercise. While there are other reasons to exercise (it improves health, gives us energy and it’s also fun), we as a society are fascinated…
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…