Exercise | Health Eagle - Part 5

Archives for Exercise

Walking Helps Ease Arthritis

by Lori Sciame July 12th, 2011 | Exercise, Pain Management
If you suffer from arthritis, and you do not currently exercise, there is good news for you. The Arthritis Foundation has developed a walking program specifically for arthritis sufferers, and it helps to relieve pain.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that, “An estimated 50 million U.S. adults (about 1 in 5) report doctor-diagnosed arthritis. As the U.S. population ages, these numbers are expected to increase sharply.”

In essence, there are a lot of people suffering from pain because of this debilitating disease. That is why this simple exercise program is important for many. In addition to exercise,
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Teaching Strong Women

by Lori Sciame June 13th, 2011 | Exercise, Women's Health
Strength training for sedentary women over the age of 40? Yes!

As a health educator for 20 years, I have implemented countless health programs in my local community. One program, Strong Women, is one of my favorites. This is because it is not only beneficial for participants, it is actually fun!

There are several factors that make Strong Women such a special program. First, it encourages women who may have never strength trained before to give weight lifting a try. Next, it incorporates balance exercises to lessen the risks of falls. Another component – nutrition for older adults – provides essential
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You Can Jog – A Woman’s Guide

by Lori Sciame May 16th, 2011 | Exercise, Women's Health
Jogging benefits your overall health in many ways, from reducing the chance you’ll end up with osteoporosis to increasing your stamina. Running can also boost your mood tremendously – remember hearing about “runner’s high?” If you have never exercised in this way before, you need to learn a few basics before you hit the pavement.

Make sure you purchase a pair of shoes that fit your foot correctly. Each person has a different type of arch. Some arches are fallen or flat and others are extremely high. Different shoes support these different types of arches. In addition, make sure you
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A Drink That Burns Calories?

by Louise May 3rd, 2011 | Diet, Exercise
Many of the new weight-loss dietary supplements that have hit the market sound too good to be true. That's because they are.

Have you heard of the drink called Celsius? The makers of Celsius claim that drinking a can, which only contains 10 calories, burns 100 calories. They have reported several studies, all of which support the many benefits of Celsius. For example, the results of one study showed that a test group that drank Celsius on average experienced the following benefits: 78% greater fat loss (than the group that did not receive Celsius), 114% greater decrease in percent body
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Spring into Fitness

by Lori Sciame April 19th, 2011 | Exercise
Spring is the perfect time to jump start your exercise routine. This is because after months of short, cold days the increase in sunlight ushered in by this season brings a resurgence of energy in most people. Maybe you’ve been craving sleep and carbohydrates all winter. With spring, the tendency to want to stock up on calories so you can hibernate will come to an end. What better time to begin your exercise routine anew than when the world seems full of possibility?

(Caution! Before you begin any new exercise plan, it’s a good idea
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