Tag Archives: Exercise

Get Off The Couch Inactivity Kills More Than Smoking

A new study from the medical journal shows one third of the world’s adults are physically inactive, and the couch potato lifestyle kills about five million people every year from inactivity. Roughly three of every 10 individuals aged 15 years or older, about 1.5 billion people do not reach present physical activity recommendations. Continue reading

Anti Aging Benefits of Stretching Exercises and Muscle Growth

In many exercise programs, be it weight lifting for building and toning muscles or cardio vascular exercises for increasing stamina and to lose weight, most people do not perform enough stretching exercises even though stretching exercises can be performed by anyone at any age unless that person has some physical restriction to stretch. Continue reading

Total Knee Replacement Exercise Guide

Regular exercise to restore your knee mobility and strength and a gradual return to everyday activities are important for your full recovery. Your orthopaedic surgeon and physical therapist may recommend that you exercise approximately 20 to 30 minutes two or three times a day and walk 30 minutes, two or three times a day during your early recovery. Continue reading

Heart Disease Risk Factors and Prevention

According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease results in 17.5 million deaths worldwide. Heart disease is the single greatest cause of death in both the United States and the world accounting for over half of all deaths. Continue reading

The Human Growth Hormone – HGH and Exercise

The human growth hormone HGH is something we all want more of. It builds muscle, burns fat, helps you resist heart disease, and protects your bones — among many other health benefits. By exercising and increasing your muscle mass, growth hormone raises your resting metabolic rate and gives you more power for your workouts. It also helps you tap into your fat stores for fuel and discourages your fat cells from absorbing or holding on to any fat floating around in your bloodstream. Continue reading